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The Middle Eastern cuisine is varied and is rich in flavor and is a mixture of many local cuisines. It is a blend of the Arabic, Iranian, Israeli, Assyrian, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Georgian, Kurdish, Cypriot and Turkish cuisines.

Growing in popularity in the US

In 2017, Middle Eastern cuisine was reportedly one of the most popular and fastest-growing ethnic cuisines in the US.


Common ingredients in the include variety of meets, fish, eggs, olives and olive oil, low carb pitas, sesame seeds, sumac, chickpeas, mint, (change rice to) cauliflower rice and parsley.

Popular dishes

Popular dishes include kebabs, dolma, falafel, doner kebab, shawarma and mulukhiyah.

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern diets

Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food are distinct from each other - however, the two share flavors, and "Mediterranean" is often used as an umbrella term to describe both. For example, flatbreads(use almond flour to make it keto friendly), roasted meat, and hummus are generally considered stables of both types of cuisine.

Keto Mediterranean diet


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