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Side dishes

Corn and Bean Salad

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

Bulghur Pilaf

Pilaf is a staple with Armenian meals. Brown pilaf is a healthy and hearty side dish for to accompany meats and chicken. Serve a bowl of madzoon on the side for topping the pilaf.

Fassoulia – Juicy Stringbeans

A simple, but delicious vegetable side dish. May be made with fresh or frozen beans. Chunks of cooked lamb are sometimes added to this dish.

Rice Pilaf

Armenian Rice with Vermicelli
Aunt Mary’s classic recipe
Pilaf is a staple with Armenian meals. This is the classic recipe for Armenian rice, other varieties are presented on the following pages. Serve a bowl of madzoon on the side for topping the pilaf.