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Spiced Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Pita and Yogurt

Whether you spell it kefta or köfte or kufte or some other variation, you can find versions of these lamb or beef meatballs throughout the Middle East. The seasoning mixture here is simple, with spices...

Author: Kristin Donnelly

Turkish Kebabs

This recipe is for classic Turkish lamb kebabs, with a marinade that includes tomato paste and a mix of spices for an intense flavor.

Author: Anissa Helou

Moroccan Chicken with Green Olives and Lemon

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Grilled Moroccan Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Butterflied pork tenderloin is rubbed with a flurry of heady spices like cumin, coriander, and cinnamon before being grilled to quick perfection in this easy dinner recipe.

Author: Grace Parisi

Spicy Tamarind Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings

These grilled chicken wings are marinated in tamarind purée, fish sauce, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and cumin, with more brushed on as they grill.

Author: Rachel Gurjar

White Chicken Chili

Whether you call this dish a chili or hearty chicken and bean stew, it's definitely a winner. The first time I made it for my kids, they asked me so many times what it was called, but by the end of the...

Author: Lisa Leake

Vegetarian Three Bean Chili

Achieve all the flavors of slow-simmered chili in just 30 minutes with the help of a few pantry staples.

Author: Rhoda Boone

Carrot, Avocado, and Orange Salad

Author: April Bloomfield

Thai Muslim Style Grilled Chicken

This saffron-based Thai grilled chicken recipe is inspired by the grilled chicken served at Jeerapan, a 77-year-old restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.

Author: Leela Punyaratabandhu

Zhoug (Spicy Herb Sauce)

Zhoug is a spicy herb sauce of Yemenite origin that you find in Syria and Israel. It's often the go-to condiment for falafel and is eaten with bread for those who want heat with every bite. It's a must...

Author: Ana Sortun

Caramelized Cumin Roasted Carrots

Author: Maria Helm Sinskey

Blender Chermoula Sauce

Made with fresh herbs, garlic, lemon, and warm spices, this Moroccan chermoula sauce makes a great marinade and finishing sauce for grilled steak and seafood.

Spiced Marinated Lamb Chops with Garlicky Yogurt

These quick-cooking lamb chops make dinner feel instantly fancy.

Author: Alison Roman

One Pan Chicken Drumsticks with Rice and Beans

Clean out your pantry with this customizable one-pan dinner and season it with whatever spices you love most or happen to have on hand.

Author: Anna Stockwell

Somali Beef Stew with Spiced Rice (Bariis Maraq)

This classic Somali stew is great for a crowd and packs a big flavor punch, thanks to the xawaash spice mix, a classic Somali spice blend, which lends a warm, peppery flavor. Add any leftover spice mix...

Author: Hawa Hassan

Yogurt Braised Chicken Legs With Garlic and Ginger

Chicken legs are seared until golden-brown and then slowly braised in yogurt spiked with garlic, ginger, and lots of spices until falling-off-the-bone tender. Serve with naan or another flatbread for dipping...

Author: Claire Saffitz

Tandoori Spice Blend

An easy Tandoori Spice Blend recipe

Spicy Coconut Pumpkin Soup

This Caribbean-style pumpkin soup is ideally made with calabaza, but butternut or kabocha squash will work too.

Author: Ramin Ganeshram

Weeknight Tandoori Chicken

I almost never think to cook Indian food for some reason, but we received tandoori chicken in a Blue Apron box once and it turned out to be really good (love how those boxes help us branch out on occasion)!...

Author: Lisa Leake

Sweet and Savory Spiced Nuts

Author: Andrea Albin

Hawaij

There's a history lesson in this spice blend: Yemen and India were stops on the ancient trade route, so this turmeric-based mix bears a resemblance to some Indian masalas.

Herby Chicken Kofta Meatballs

This big batch of meatballs is inspired by kofta, the flavor-packed ground meat patties popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Stash them in your freezer so you always have the building blocks...

Author: David Tamarkin

Niter Kibbeh

A cornerstone of Ethiopian cooking, this clarified butter is infused with spices and herbs native the region, giving it unique flavor and aroma.

Author: Cheryl Slocum

Cilantro Chipotle Tilapia

Author: Ian Knauer

Skillet Chicken and Zucchini Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

A recipe for quick-cooking chicken and zucchini enchiladas.

Author: Rhoda Boone

Chicken Boti Kebabs

These grilled chicken boti kebabs are infused with spices and marinated in yogurt. They're served with naan in Pakistan, I like a brioche hot dog bun.

Author: Shayma O. Saadat

Spiced Butter

Author: Marcus Samuelsson

Tabil Spice Blend

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Slow Smoked Barbecue Chicken

Author: Joe Carroll

Herb and Spice Southern Fried Chicken

Author: Damon Lee Fowler

Bonda or Batata Vada (Spiced Potato Ball Fritters)

You'll find these round chickpea flour and spiced potato fritters wherever Indian snack sellers congregate. Serve them with whatever chutney you like for dipping.

Author: Madhur Jaffrey

Red Zhoug

Zhoug (or zhug) is to shawarma what salsa is to tacos-a spicy contrast to whatever rich thing it's with. This is Ori Menashe's red zhoug recipe from Bavel.

Author: Ori Menashe

Chickpea Potato Chaat

Chaat is the perfect low-cook recipe for hot days. Canned chickpeas and simmered potatoes with cilantro-mint chutney, tamarind chutney, & yogurt.

Author: Rachel Gurjar

Spiced Lamb Burger

As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie that's unlike any burger you've ever had.

Author: Anissa Helou

Cumin Scented Potatoes With Tomatoes (Ghurma Aloo)

Of Iranian origin, ghurmas are thick-sauced, long-simmered stews, spiked with dry herbs and thickened with vegetables. My close friend R. J. Singh, more affectionately called Molu, remembers this particular...

Author: Raghavan Iyer

Pork or Lamb Vindaloo

The essential ingredients for this Portuguese-inspired Indian dish are wine vinegar and garlic. Additions of mustard seeds, cumin, turmeric, and chiles make it specifically colonial Goan.

Author: Madhur Jaffrey

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

The Big Hurt's pulled pork sandwiches, smoked until tender and tossed in an easy barbecue sauce.

Author: Frank Thomas

Roasted Cabbage Steaks With Crispy Chickpeas and Herby Croutons

It's time we gave cabbage its place in the roasted vegetable hall of fame. When roasted at high temperature, humble cabbage becomes sweet and incredibly satisfying. Wide cabbage 'steaks' create an irresistible...

Author: Hetty McKinnon

Barbecue Pulled Turkey Sandwiches

Way better than the classic leftover-turkey sandwich.

Author: Maria Helm Sinskey

Potato Samosa Phyllo Triangles

Get the irresistible flavor of samosas without all the frying. Phyllo (left over from Roasted Winter Vegetable Baklava ) makes an ingenious wrapper for our take on the popular Indian snacks, although the...

Author: Lillian Chou

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup With Bean and Cheese Nachos

This weeknight-friendly soup inspired by the Mexican classic is enriched by the flavor of smoky chipotles, brightened by lime, and ready in just 22 minutes.

Author: Rhoda Boone

Jerk Potato Salad

A simple potato salad-one that uses both Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes-is given a fresh burst of unexpected flavor from the assertiveness of authentic Jamaican jerk rub. The unapologetically spicy rub...

Author: Brigid Washington

Lamb Stew with Turkish Flavors

Author: John Willoughby

Easy Lamb Tagine with Pomegranate

Sweet and tangy pomegranate juice brings a depth of flavor and rich color to this meltingly tender lamb stew (no tagine required!) Serve with Cauliflower "Couscous" with Dried Fruit and Almonds or any...

Author: Rhoda Boone

Turkish Lamb Chops With Sumac, Tahini, and Dill

A coating of toasted, lightly crushed fennel, coriander, and cumin seeds gives grilled or broiled lamb loin chops both a heady scent and a good crunch.

Author: Melissa Clark

Grilled Cauliflower Wedges With Herb Tarator

Cauliflower's versatility extends all the way to the grill, where it takes on complex flavor and a range of textures. While the exterior becomes burnished and crisp, the interior turns sweet and nutty,...

Author: Hetty McKinnon