35 Middle Eastern Inspired Recipes to Try

Middle Eastern cuisine has remained trendy for years now. Think beyond the plain and simple hummus and falafel, and try out the trend in your kitchen with one of these nourishing and delicious 35 Middle Eastern inspired recipes!

Healthy Crispy Chickpea Greek Salad with Pomegranates & Tzatziki Drizzle via Abbey Sharp

Lentil Dip with Tahini & Lemon via Olive Tomato

Middle Eastern Spiced Quinoa Salad with Eggplant and Pomegranate via The Foodie Dietitian

Smoky Harissa Rapini with Black Bean Pasta via Danielle Omar

Shakshuka with Harissa via The Foodie Dietitian 

Shakshuka with harissa in a cast-iron pan next to a french baguette

Harissa Spiced Salmon Burgers via One Hungry Bunny

Turkish Hummus via Foods with Foods with Judes

Za’atar Roasted Radishes with Pea Puree, Raisins, and Pine Nuts via Abbey Sharp

Harissa Roasted Carrots & Chickpeas with Pomegranate, Tahini, & Dukkah via The Grateful Grazer

Spiced Roasted Chickpeas 5 Ways via Amy Gorin Nutrition

Easy Baked Shakshuka with Fennel & Goat Cheese via One Hungry Bunny

Middle Eastern Turkey Meatball Sheet Pan Dinner via How to Eat 

middle easter turkey meatball and cauliflower sheet-pan dinner, lemon wedge, side of cucumber tomato salad

Turkish Lentil Soup via Foods with Judes

Hummus with Coriander and Pomegranate via The Mediterranean Dietitian

Charred Eggplant Pita Wraps with Lemon Saffron Tahini Sauce via The Grateful Grazer

Summer Shakshuka via Jessica Levinson

Sumac-Spiced Grilled Tofu with Peppers via One Hungry Bunny

Baked Green Falafel with 3 Dipping Sauces via Rachael Hartley Nutrition 

baked green falafel with three dips on a bed of lettuce, side of pita

Spiced Pomegranate Lemon Lassi via Spicy RD Nutrition

Moroccan Lentil Soup via Greenletes

Spicy Harissa Hummus via Danielle Omar

Turmeric Chickpea Salad Avocado Boats via The Foodie Dietitian

Grilled Eggplant with Pecan Pesto via The Foodie Dietitian 

grilled eggplant with pecan pesto and microgreens, side of pesto in a jar

Roasted Eggplant with Tahini and Za’atar via Erica Julson

Eggplant Yogurt Salad with Pita Chips (Fatteh) via The Delicious Crescent

Za’atar Honey Roasted Carrots with Creamy Hummus Sauce via Abbey Sharp

Pomegranate Hummus via Toby Amidor Nutrition

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies (Nan-E Nokhodchi) via The Delicious Crescent

Za’atar Crispy Chickpea and Leek Salad via Fork in the Road 

za'atar crispy chickpea salad with leeks, rice, and cilantro

For more kitchen inspo’ check out a few of my favorite recipe round-ups below:

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