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Lebanese Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a popular Lebanese appetizer and dip, with no Lebanese Mezze is complete without a plate of Hummus on your table. Not only is hummus very easy to prepare, and once you make it you will wonder why you over spent your hard earned money on that little tub of Hummus from the supermarket, which will never taste authentic and the same as the traditional Hummus recipe. There are 2 ways to make Hummus depending on your available time. The fast and easy option is to use canned chickpeas, while the authentic way is of course to use the dried chickpeas (soak & boil them). HUMMUS INGREDIENTS 1 cup dried chickpeas 2 tablespoon Tahini 5 lemons 1/2 teaspoon salt...

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Labneh Recipe with Zeitouna Olive Oil

Labneh is a traditional Lebanese dish made from Yogurt drizzled with Olive Oil. Every person in Lebanon grew up eating Labneh, especially as a wrap with Lebanese bread & olive oil for breakfast. You can find Labneh in every Lebanese household’s fridge at any time. And it is one of my favourite dishes ever! Labneh is very easy to make, and can be served in different ways: – Scoop up with a piece of Lebanese bread or pita bread as theLebanese do– eat it with some cucumber sticks– serve it with some crackers or croutons or slice bread,– spread it on bread & add olives Ingredients – Plain yogurt (depends on how much you would like to make)– Pinch of...

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Lebanese Fattoush Recipe

Fattoush is a Lebanese salad made from fresh vegetables, fried or toasted Lebanese (pita) bread and a tasty dressing consisting of Sumac, Pomegranate molasses and Zeitouna Olive Oil. Ingredients: Cucumbers Tomatoes Lettuce Radish Yellow or Red Onion Spring Onions Bell Pepper Red Cabbage Mint Parsley leaves Any other vegetables of your choice Lebanese (pita) bread cut into cubes Dressing: Zeitouna Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sumac Salt Pomegranate molasses METHOD Cut or slice all vegetables Fry or toast the bread. For crunchier and tastier flavor go for fried bread. Mix all Vegetables in a salad bowl, add the dressing and mix. Add the fried or toasted bread on top of the Fattoush just before serving it so the bread doesn’t go...

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Batenjen El Raheb (Eggplant Salad) Recipe

A healthy and refreshing salad, that is usually a part of the Lebanese mezze offering. The main ingredient for this salad is the eggplant. And the main secret for its deliciousness is the smoky flavour of the charred skin of the eggplants. The best way to get this flavour is to broil the eggplants on an open fire on top of your stove or chargrill the eggplants in a BBQ (gas or coal). You can also boil the eggplants in the electric oven. Ingredients: 4 Eggplants 2 Tomatoes- diced 1 Bunch of Spring Onions or White or Red Onion Half Green or Yellow or Red Pepper 4 Garlic Cloves- crushed Zeitouna Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt & Pepper – a pinch of...

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Zaatar Roll Recipe

The Zaatar Roll is very easy to make, and it is a perfect finger food or snack to have all day long. The word Zaatar refers to wild thyme herbs that grow in Lebanon & Middle Eastern wilderness. Standard ingredients include: thyme (or Zaatar), sumac, sesame seeds & Zeitouna Olive Oil. You can find Zaatar at Middle Eastern grocery stores. In Lebanon, Zaatar is part of our daily breakfast table, where we would mix it with the best Olive Oil and spread it on a flatbread and bake it to make Manooshe. Also, you can have Zaatar with Labneh, or as a dip to have with Lebanese bread Zaatar is the Peanut Butter of the Middle East!  Ingredients: Zaatar Mix Zeitouna Extra Virgin Olive Oil...

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