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Authentic armenian recipes - 8 recipes

Armenian cuisine has the sweetest desserts like khoorabia (butter cookies) and Choreg (swwet bread) as well as easy vegetarian side dishes like Armenian potato salad. Delicious mains include shawarma, Armenian pizza, and Armenian vegetable stew. Armenian cuisine is quite versatile, consisting of a variety of traditional spices and techniques that are definitely worth mastering.

 

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By jtrovato65

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (50 Votes)
Lahmahjoon (Armenian Pizza) 1 Picture
Details

Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30
Cooking time 20
Cost Average budget

  • 1 pound lean ground lamb
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 4 pita breads
  • or fluffy tortillas

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"These savory pizzas are bathed in a tomato and lamb topping, then cut into wedges to serve

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Here is a flavorful armenian chicken dish for dinner, with flavorful spices such as anise, garlic, cardamon, cinnam...

  • The Marinade:
  • 3-4 pound Chicken Thighs
  • 10 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 6 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1/2 Lemon juiced
  • 2 teaspoons ground Cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground White Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg freshly grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground Clove
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 2 3inch sticks of Cinnamon crushed
  • 1 Star Anise
  • Shawarma Garlic Sauce:
  • 8 small cloves of Garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Lemon juiced and strained
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Mayonnaise to taste
  • Sour Cream to taste
  • or Greek Yogurt to taste
4.4/5 (70 Votes)

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This is a great dish and super healthy and tasty, a rich, warm and comforting dish, similar to a stew or a hot pot

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger minced (or 1 tsp ground)
  • 1-2 tbsp grounded cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • salt
  • 2-3 tsp harissa paste (or dried harissa)
  • 2 cups canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • juice and zesta handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 small pumpkin peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 carrots peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 zucchini cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 10 dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas/garbanzo beans pre boiled
  • a handful raisins
4.5/5 (56 Votes)

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Served with many mid-eastern dishes

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • ¼ cup very thin and small egg noodles ( called shaira in Arabic
  • or can use the Italian orzo shape pasta)
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth (can use water)
  • ¼ tsp salt and ¼ tsp black pepper
4.7/5 (34 Votes)

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A classic side dish to complement any meal

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • ¼ cup angel hair pasta
  • 2 cups chicken stalk
4.5/5 (36 Votes)

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Light , easy and even vegan-- no mayo or other fattening ingredients! Just lemon juice, olive oil and some fun herb...

  • 4 large potatoes boiled peeled and cut into small cubes
  • Small bunch of green onions chopped
  • Handful of Italian parsley chopped
  • Juice of one fresh lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of Aleppo red crushed pepper
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste
4.2/5 (35 Votes)

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Armenian Easter Bread

  • 4 c milk
  • 4 c sugar
  • 2 pkg yeast
  • 16 eggs
  • 1.5 c butter
  • melted
  • 12 c flour
  • approx
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 6 tbsp mahleb
4/5 (30 Votes)

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These traditional Armenian cookies might be simple to make, but they taste absolutely incredible! We highly recomme...

  • 1 lb unsalted butter
  • 1.5 c icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • well beaten
  • .5 tsp almond extract
  • 3 c unbleached flour
  • ground pistachios
  • icing sugar to sprinkle over cookies
4/5 (33 Votes)

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