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Harpoot Kufta

There are countless variations of stuffed Kufta throughout the Middle East. Harpoot Kufta (named for an Armenian city) is boiled and served in a bowl with the cooking broth. These same Kufta may also be baked or deep fried and served as an appetizer.

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.


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

Sucmic Kufta

Potato and Bulghur Appetizers. Sucmic is a wonderful way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. This is a variation on Red Lentil Kufta.