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Soup-Salad

Summer Squash Soup

This soup was created from the need to use up some squash and zucchini that was in the fridge. It turned out really good so I thought I should record it. It is all vegetable, and is low is calories.

Greek Avgolemono Egg-Lemon Soup

Classic Greek chicken soup.

Corn and Bean Salad

Best with fresh corn, but canned corn will work if out of season.

Horiatiki Salata: Greek Village Salad

On the menu in every Greek restaurant and many non-Greek restaurants as well, this salad has many individual variations, but here are the basics to work from. This is the traditional version that does not include lettuce.

Madzoon Soup

This is a wonderful soup! A hearty bulghur and vegetable soup, made rich and tangy with the addition of Madzoon. A light meal can be made of Tanabour and a Lahmajoon.

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a healthy and refreshing salad served throughout the Middle East. It is essential to use fresh parsley and mint when making tabouleh. Many traditional Lebanese recipes for tabouleh use a much higher proportion of parsley to bulghur. If you prefer this style, increase the parsley to 3 cups

Jajukh – Yogurt Cucumber

Jajukh is a delightfully refreshing salad of cool cucumbers, tangy madzoon and a hint of fresh mint.

Banir Aghtsan (Bunyer)

Quick and easy salad. In our family, this was called simply “bunyer”. Served in small bowls with pita bread.

Hamim Red Pepper Salad

Served as a salad or dip, hamim is a delicious blend of flavors with peppers and walnuts. Hamim is very similar to the Arabic dip called muhammara. In a Turkish restaurant, you will find a dish called Salad Ezme, which is also very similar to hamim