Lebanese Favorites

My mom, Nicole has the magic touch when it comes to cooking. She never uses recipes or measures ingredients, yet everything always tastes delicious. Here is a collection of all her beloved dishes and a few of my own.

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BEEF & LAMB
Baked Eggplant with Beef
Beef Kebabs (Shish Kebab)
Fasoulia (Beans with Meat and Tomato Sauce)
Green Bean Stew 
Keftah
Stuffed Cabbage
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Stuffed Squash
Okra Stew (Bami)

Chicken
Marinated Grilled Chicken
Chicken with Jew’s Mallow (Molokhiya)

FISH
Baked Whole Fish with Tahini Sauce (Samak bit-Taratur)

VEGETABLE
Green Beans in Tomato SaucE (LOUBIEH BIL ZAYT)

salad

Lebanese Potato Salad
Bean Salad
Romaine and Tomato
Tabouli

sides

Grandma’s Stuffing
Rice with Ground Beef and Almonds (Heshwi)
Rice Pilaf
Hummus

other favorites

Fava & Garbanzo Beans with Lemon and Garlic (Foul Madummus)
Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard
Garbanzo Beans with Browned Butter and Yogurt (Fatteh)
Macaroni & Laban
Yogurt Drink (Aryan)