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Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

In this Turkish-style braised leeks recipe, called prasa, leeks are combined with extra virgin olive oil, carrots, lemon, and a small amount of white rice for a classic Turkish dish that tastes much more than the sum of its parts. Leeks Leeks are an unsung…

Cornmeal Pie Recipe with Greens and Leeks

Cornmeal Pie Recipe with Greens and Leeks

Wondering how to prepare leeks? This cornmeal pie recipe with greens and leeks is flavored with rich Turkish chili flakes and fresh mint. The result is a satisfying vegetarian and gluten-free main dish. How to Prepare Leeks Since leeks often have dirt hidden in their…

Turkish-Style Spinach and Cheese Savory Pie Recipe

Turkish-Style Spinach and Cheese Savory Pie Recipe

Borek, or Turkish-style spinach and cheese savory pie, combines two types of cheeses with onion, parsley, spinach, dill, and a touch of nutmeg for a savory treat that is delicious for any meal or snack. Working with Filo Dough I know what you’re thinking: “but…

Turkish-Style White Bean Stew Recipe

Turkish-Style White Bean Stew Recipe

This Turkish-style white bean stew recipe, or Kuru Fasulye, is the perfect cool weather comfort food. White beans are simmered with onion, pepper, tomato, and (optional) meat, creating a creamy and soothing stew. Cozy up to a bowl of these beans with a hunk of…

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

This Turkish green beans recipe is one of my absolute favorite Turkish dishes. If there’s one vegetable dish I had to choose to eat every day for the rest of my life, these Turkish-style braised green beans would be it. Traditional Turkish Food This Turkish…

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Of all zucchini recipes, these Turkish zucchini fritters are one of my favorite. Lightly fried in olive oil, and chock full of fresh herbs, these delicate patties melt in your mouth. They are a great way to use up bumper crops of zucchini, and can…

Turkish Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cinnamon and allspice scented rice pilaf recipe is traditionally used as a filling for stuffed grape leaves, stuffed peppers, and other “dolmas” or “stuffed things” in Turkey. Known as Iç Pilavı in Turkish, it is equally delicious eaten on its own without being used…