prep time 20 minutes, cooking time 15 minutes, baking time 25 minutes, serves 6 people Baked Meat pies are tasty appetizer and great for parties and potlucks Ingredients 1 package puff pastry disks 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 lb ground beef 1 tbsp Kosher salt 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp smoke paprika 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin ground 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 2 yellow onion, grated …
prep time 20 minutes, cooking time 20 minutes, serves 8 people Fried Meat Pies (Chebureki ) is a deep-fried turnover with a filling of ground or minced meat and onions. It is made with a single round piece of dough folded over the filling in a crescent shape. I found the easy way to …
prep time 10 minutes, cooking time 20 minutes, serves 5 people These folded stuffed tortillas are ready to serve in less then 30 minutes. They are pan fried, and stuffed with ground beef, red bell pepper and a lot of seasonings. It perfect to serve as an appetizer or main dish at any gatherings …
prep time 30 minutes, cooking time 15 minutes, serves 6 people These Fried potstickers are easier to make than you think! With a little practice, you’ll be making your own potstickers in no time. These bite-sized appetizers are made with round dough wrappers and stuffed with savory filling. They can be deep-fried, boiled and …
prep time 30 minutes cooking time 20 minutes serves 6 people Shawarma is the deeply marinated layers of beef, lamb or chicken stacked on a vertical spit and slowly turning against a soft grilling fire for hours. after cooking the meat is then shredded and wrapped in a pita bread, Tahini sauce (beef shawarma) and …
20 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 6 people
This dish is an Azerbaijani variety of the Turkish dish Tava Kebab, which combines beef patties with potatoes and a variety of vegetables. The most common version starts by mixing the beef with finely chopped onions and garlic, shaping the mixture into patties and then pan-frying them.
The dish is garnished with fresh pepper, tomatoes, and served as the main course of a larger meal.
10 min prep time, 25 min cooking time, serves 4 people
If you have ever wanted to make a steakhouse quality main course meal, pan seared steak infused with garlic, rosemary, and butter will do the trick. Searing the outside of the steak while keeping the inside juicy gives your steak the best of both worlds. Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes and you will have a dinner indistinguishable from your favorite steakhouse.
20 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 6 people
This delicious stove top meal is perfect for a busy weeknight when you want something easy, yet worthy of a main course. The tender meat compliments the caramelized onions and mushrooms, adding a sweet and earthy taste to the dish. On top of all that, the combination of spices gives the potatoes its distinct yellow color and Middle Eastern flair.
20 min prep time, 45 min cooking time, serves 6 people
Meatball Soup with Chickpeas and Potatoes is one of my favorite comfort foods. The chickpeas and meatballs provide lots of protein, while the potatoes give off a soft contrasting taste, making for a hearty soup fit for a main course. The best part of it all is that it will retain its flavor for days.
35 min prep time, 20 min baking time, makes 15 pieces
Samosas are a savory pastry that originated in the Middle East, but overtime different variations were adopted throughout Asia and Africa. This version is filled primarily with beef and onions and makes for a surprisingly filling appetizer. Perfect for big parties, we recommend either a yogurt and garlic dip or a tomato, basil, and garlic dip to complement the samosas.
20 min prep time, 45 min cooking time, serves 8 people
Cabbage Rolls are a popular dish in many cuisines throughout the world, but mainly centered around Eastern Europe. They usually consist of cooked cabbage leaves wrapped around a tender ground meat and rice filling. This specific recipe calls for the rolls to be cooked in a simple tomato sauce which makes for a fabulous main course.
30 min prep time, 25 min cooking time, serves 6 people
When you want a delicious homemade meal reminiscent of your favorite Chinese restaurant, you can’t go wrong with Mongolian Beef. This stir fry recipe is originally from Taiwan, with an additional kick thanks to the sweet sauce included. Serve with white rice and steamed vegetables, and this is sure to be one of your favorite main dishes!
30 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 8 people
Kofta Kebabs are a popular Eastern European and Middle Eastern dish made from ground beef, veal, lamb, or a combination. Typically it is seasoned with various spices and filled with cilantro. These kebabs can be served with many different sides and salads. We recommend a side of rice and grilled vegetables, especially tomatoes.
30 min prep time, 45 min cooking time, serves 6 to 8 people
Dolma is a very popular dish in many cuisines around the world, especially in eastern Europe and the Middle East. At its core, dolma are vegetables stuffed with a vegetarian or meat filling. In this recipe, we will show you how to make dolma of the grape leaf variety, stuffed with ground lamb. This dish can be served as a main course or an appetizer depending on the serving size.
15 min prep time, 3 hour cooking time, serves 6 people
Tender potatoes, melt-in-your-mouth beef, chickpeas paired with tons of spices: these are the parts of Beef Stew that make it one of my favorite childhood meals. By using a slow cooker to cook beef and potatoes over the course of several hours, you can make a meal teeming with enough flavor to satisfy the whole family.