Category Archives: salad

Iranian Meatballs and Fattoush

Recipes derived from “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food”. Meatballs with Spinach, Chickpeas, and Orange (serves 6): 1 1/2 lb ground beef or lamb 1 onion, finely chopped salt and pepper to taste oil 1 lb spinach 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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Harissa and Yogurt Dressing

Harissa and Yogurt Salad Dressing: 1 cup yogurt juice of 1 lemon harissa to taste salt to taste

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Cauliflower and Olive Salad

Make this the day before or in the morning if you can. Cauliflower and Olive Salad (serves 4-6): 1 head of cauliflower, steamed or roasted until tender but not mushy 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup oil-cured olives, pitted … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh and Eggplant Pies

More from “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food”. Tabbouleh (serves 6): 1/2 cup bulgur juice of 2 lemons 4 tomatoes, diced 1/2 cucumber, diced 4 green onions, sliced 2 cups parsley, chopped 2/3 cup mint, chopped 1/2 cup olive … Continue reading

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No-Mayo Shrimp Salad Sandwich and a Lentil Salad

No-Mayo Shrimp and Egg Salad Sandwich (serves 4-6): 1 avocado juice of 2 lemons 1 tbsp hot sauce 1 tbsp dijon mustard salt black pepper 6 eggs, hard-boiled 1 lb shrimp, cooked until just done 2 green onions, sliced tarragon … Continue reading

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Taquiza

We had a potluck, and I contributed taco fixings. I made a southwestern style brisket in my slow cooker. To accompany this, corn tortillas, slaw, roasted poblanos, salsa de chile árbol, pickled onions, pickled jalapeños, and refried black beans. Recipes for … Continue reading

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Chorizo Quiche and Radish Salad

Here is a meal that can be made entirely ahead of time. Chorizo Quiche: Crust: 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 8 tbsp butter, cut up about 3 tbsp ice water, … Continue reading

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