Lebanese Dishes

7 Lebanese Dishes You Have To Try

Lebanese food is some of the tastiest – and healthiest – food there is, highlighting all the best flavours of the Middle East. Dishes are fresh and fragrant, with meat kebabs, grilled, marinated seafood, salads, hummus, bread and grains making up the mainframe of the cuisine.

Lebanese dishes include the national dish, kibbeh (or kibbe ), which consists of a ground lamb and cracked wheat paste. But we’ve rounded up so many tasty dishes to try from this region.

We’re sharing some of the best classic Lebanese dishes. These recipes aren’t just any recipes either, as they have been created by the world’s top food bloggers. The best of the best. Make sure check out the other great dishes on their sites too.

The Best Lebanese Dishes

1. Loaded Lebanese Style Humus

Creamy, silky smooth turmeric spiked hummus topped with tender cubes of roasted aubergine mixed with fragrant fresh mint & coriander, a sprinkle of crispy chickpeas and sweet jewels of pomegranate. Vegan & gluten-free.

Recipe created by Georgie.

2. Tabbouleh Quinoa Salad

This salad is super fresh and back full of ingredients that will cool you down on a hot day. Utterly delicious.

Recipe created by The Guccha.

3. Znoud-El-Sit

A delicious pastry dessert that is filled with a sweet cream, with a wonderful crunch on the outside. Once you eat one, you won’t be able to stop.

Recipe created by Iman.

4. Lebanese Falafel

One of the most common ways falafel is served is in a sandwich made falafel, taratoor (Lebanese falafel sauce) tomato, onion, parsley and pickled turnip (or pickles) all wrapped in Lebanese pita bread.

Recipe created by Janelle.

5. Grilled Lebanese Chicken with Garlic Sauce

Yogurt marinated chicken with Lebanese-style garlic sauce served with harissa sauce and pickled turnips. A wonderful Middle Eastern dish.

Recipe created by Karen.

Lebanese Dishes

6. Lebanese Cabbage Rolls

A meat and rice filling wrapped in blanched cabbage leaves and slowly simmered in tomato sauce. Pure comfort.

Recipe created by Anna.

Lebanese Dishes

7. Stuffed Grape Leaves

A very commonly eaten dish in the Mediterranean and Middle East, and a complete labor of love. Also known as stuffed vine leaves, grape leaves are filled with a rice mixture, and completed one of two ways.

They are either vegetarian, or made with minced meat that’s been mixed into the rice stuffing.

Recipe created by Farah.

Lebanese Dishes

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That Znoud-El-Sit looks amazing. What is the green seasoning on the ends of each roll-up? I wonder if there are any restaurants near me that would offer this type of cuisine.