This is a collection of recipes that are perfect for the month of Ramadan for anyone fasting in observance of the holiday. If you’re looking for suhoor recipes to eat before the day starts, find great ideas like a date shake or zaatar manakeesh. Search dozens of iftar meals for breaking your fast at sundown, from fattoush and crushed lentil soup to kafta and shawarma. And don’t forget about dessert including easy baklava, kanafa and tahini cookies for breaking your fast and Eid Al Fitr celebrations.
Iftar Recipes to Break your Fast
90 best Recipes for Ramadan!
Stay nourished, energized and satiated with my top rated Ramadan recipes – full of classic Middle Eastern dishes perfect for suhoor or breaking your fast! They all have a simple modern take and provide great nutrition and fuel while fasting.
Reader Favorite Lebanese Recipes
Lebanese Garlic Sauce (Toum)
Toum is a Lebanese garlic sauce that’s actually more like a spread because of its thickness. It’s super popular to spread it over Shish Tawook, grilled chicken, shawarma, rotisserie chicken and many other Middle Eastern dishes. It’s basically a slow and steady emulsion process of garlic and oil and it’s utterly heavenly! I used to…
Authentic Lebanese Hummus
This really is the best authentic hummus recipe! Made with a handful of ingredients, this easy to make hummus dip is creamy and a real treat for the tastebuds. Made with tahini, this healthy homemade hummus is perfect for dipping and can be used in sandwiches, salads, and burgers. I’ve gotta admit, I’ve only been…
Shish Tawook is a very popular skewered chicken dish in the Middle East. Think of perfectly tender and juicy chicken that’s been marinating in earthy spices, yogurt, lemon juice and garlic. That’s exactly what you get with my shish tawook recipe. And while the recipe is Middle Eastern, you’d be surprised how approachable the ingredients…
Lebanese Tabbouleh Salad
This traditional Lebanese Tabbouleh (or tabouli) Salad is a healthy vegan Mediterranean appetizer made with bulgur, parsley, mint and chopped vegetables. Easy to make with just a handful of ingredients, this fresh salad is a real treat for the tastebuds! You say tabouli salad, I say tabbouleh salad. Who actually knows the real way to…
CRUSHED LENTIL SOUP
This Lebanese crushed lentil soup is one of my childhood favorite recipes. It’s vegan and easy to make and is the perfect comfort food. Made with a handful of ingredients, this healthy and hearty soup is perfect for breaking fast!
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My Easy Baklava method
Lebanese baklava is very special occasion dessert that we eat during the holidays, after breaking our fast for Ramadan or during big events with family. What makes this Lebanese baklava recipe unique from other types of baklava is the aromatic simple syrup flavored with rose water.