Middle Eastern

A bowl of homemade labneh with za'atar drizzled with olive oil on a platter with crackers.

Homemade Labneh with Za’atar

Soft cheese dreams are made of labneh, which is ultra lush, creamy, and tangy. You may find you need to stop yourself from spreading it on everything.

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  • 10 M
  • 18 H, 10 M
  • 2
A green plate topped with a few garlicky chicken wings, a bowl of salt, and a lemon wedge.

Garlicky Chicken Wings With Sumac

An enticing example of just how exquisite Middle Eastern food is. And, for the uninitiated, it’s the perfect vehicle for trying sumac, a tangy red spice that flaunts a tartness much like lemon.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Nine homemade pita bread rounds stacked on a wire rack.

Homemade Pita Bread

Perhaps the best homeschooling you can bring about in the kitchen is homemade pita dough puffing in minutes. Here’s how to make that magic happen.

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  • 50 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
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A scoop of za'atar spice blend on a white background.

Za’atar Spice Blend

The best way to know you’re getting the freshest—and best-est— blend of zaatar is to make it yourself. Here’s how.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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A whole roasted cauliflower with tahini and pistachios cut into four pieces in a cast-iron skillet.

Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

Whole roasted cauliflower takes center stage when painted with tahini, garlic, and pistachios and roasted until tender on the inside, spiffy on the outside.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
Pieces of sheet pan roast chicken with za'atar with onion wedges, halved garlic heads, and lemon slices.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Za’atar

The beguiling taste and aroma of za’atar lends intrigue to this anything-but-ordinary sheet pan chicken supper. (Did we mention how simple it is?!)

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2
A white bowl of falafel with tahini sauce and pita in the background.

Falafel with Tahini Sauce

Accustomed to getting falafel takeout from your fave Middle Eastern food truck or restaurant? No more. You can make the best falafel you’ve ever experienced at home.

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  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 4