Side Dishes

Looking for the perfect side dish to accompany your entree? I’ll be happy to give you some tasty options. Although Assyrians don’t frequently serve side dishes unless, well maybe a salad. Along with the main dish, there’s usually a mixture of fresh herbs, scallions, and radishes in a bowl on the table. Besides the herbs, a variety of pickled vegetables are usually present as well.

Here are just some of the popular side dishes on my blog.

If these suggested recipes aren’t quite what you’re looking for, take a few minutes to browse through the “Sides” category to find even more recipes!

Tasty Mashed Potatoes, Assyrian Style (Merchanos)

Tasty Mashed Potatoes, Assyrian Style (Merchanos)

Mashed Potatoes, who doesn’t love them? Creamy and filling— the ultimate comfort food. But this Tasty Mashed Potatoes recipe is not like anything you’ve tried before!

Healthy Broccoli Salad

Healthy Broccoli Salad

Summer is here! I don’t know about you, but around my house, that means lighter meals, outdoor grilling, and lots of light and refreshing salads.

Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw

Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw

If you’re looking for a relatively simple and healthy coleslaw recipe, you’ve come to the right place! Besides being very easy to prepare, this oil and vinegar coleslaw is actually good for you!

Middle Eastern Salad (Zalata)

Middle Eastern Salad (Zalata)

This Class Middle Eastern Salad or Zalata recipe couldn’t be simpler to prepare, yet the addicting flavor can’t be denied.  And since we’re focusing on healthier recipes this month, what’s better than a nutrition-filled salad? The word for “salad” in Assyrian is “zalata.” So no […]

Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe

Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe

I’ve spent the past two weeks visiting family in Chicago. One of the things I love about being in Chicago is getting to spend time in the kitchen with my sisters, and niece, Ninva. Since blogging must go on, I asked my sister, Beni, if […]

Potato Salad with Dill

Potato Salad with Dill

If you love potato salad as much as I do, wait until you taste my Potato Salad with Dill! It’s a perfect marriage between German Potato Salad and the classic American Potato Salad. It’s for those times when you don’t want to choose between the two. I mean really, why should you have to choose?