35 Easy And Simple Turkish Recipes

Last Updated on March 26, 2022

What do you think about the food culture in Turkey?
Is it really that good or is it just hype?
The cuisine of Turkey has its roots in ancient civilizations such as the Hittites, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and Ottomans.
In addition to these influences, the country also boasts a rich culinary heritage from the Armenians, Jews, Kurds, Circassians, Georgians, Albanians, Slavs, Bulgarians, Romanians, Serbs, Bosnians, and other ethnic groups.
Turkey is a diverse country with a wide range of cuisines.
From the Mediterranean to Central Asian dishes, Turkish cuisine offers a variety of flavors and ingredients.
If you want to try something new, then you should definitely visit Turkey

Turkish Pide

Pide is a flatbread served throughout Turkey and other parts of the Middle East. It is usually cooked in a tandoor oven, but can also be baked in a pan. This bread is generally eaten hot from the oven or cold from the fridge. Ingredients: • 1 cup flour

Homemade Turkish Lahmacun

1 cup flour 2 eggs beaten ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Mix well together. Put into a bowl and roll out until about ¼ inch thick. Cut into triangles or squares. Place in a greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Cilbir (Turkish Eggs Recipe)

This recipe is very easy to make. It’s a traditional Turkish breakfast dish. Ingredients: 4 eggs

Turkish Sumac Onions

Cilbir Turkish eggs recipe 1. First, put four eggs into a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. 2. Then, take two onions and cut them into thin slices. 3. Put the sliced onions into a pan with olive oil. Let the onions cook until they become soft. 4. After the onions are cooked, pour the onions into the bowl with the eggs. Mix well. 5. Serve hot.

Turkish Gozleme

Gozleme is a traditional dish from Turkey. It consists of a flatbread filled with ground meat and cheese. This is usually served with salad and tomato sauce. In addition to being delicious, gozleme is also very healthy because it contains lots of protein and fiber. To make gozleme, you need to roll dough into balls and flatten them out. Then, fill each ball with ground beef and cheese. Next, place the flattened dough onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake the gozleme in a preheated oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15 minutes.


7. Question: How to Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

1 cup bulgur wheat 2 cups water


Add salt and pepper to taste. Bring water to a boil, stir in bulgur, reduce heat and simmer until tender about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Serve hot.

Kisir – Turkish Bulgur Salad

Bulgur is a type of wheat that has been parboiled, dried and cracked into coarse pieces. It is used as a side dish in many cuisines. In Turkey, bulgur salad is called kisir. This recipe is very easy to make and tastes great. Ingredients: • 1 cup bulgur cracked wheat


Kisir is a traditional dish from Turkey. It is usually served as a starter or appetizer. Bulgur is a type of grain that is similar to couscous but it is larger and coarser. It is usually soaked overnight in cold water and cooked until tender. Then it is drained and mixed with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, parsley, mint and olive oil. It is traditionally eaten with flatbreads such as lavash bread or pita bread. 10. 11.

Simit – Turkish Bread

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Simit is a traditional bread from Turkey. It is similar to bagels but smaller. Simit is usually eaten with cheese and olive oil. Simit is traditionally served during breakfast. 14. 15.

Turkish Stuffed Apricots

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Shakshuka is a traditional dish from North Africa. It consists of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce. Shakshuka is traditionally served with bread.

Turkish Chicken Shish Kebabs

1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Turkish Red Lentil Soup

This soup is very easy to make. It takes about 30 minutes to cook. This recipe is from my mother’s side. I love her recipes. She passed away last year. Ingredients 1 cup red lentils


2 cups vegetable broth 4 carrots 3 celery stalks 1 medium onion 1 garlic clove 1 bay leaf Salt and pepper to taste Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl combine the lentils, broth, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking until the lentils are tender, another 15 to 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Turkish Flat Bread

This recipe comes from my mother’s family. It was her grandmother’s recipe. I remember eating this bread when I was growing up. My mom used to make it every Sunday morning. This flatbread is very easy to make. Just mix everything together and put it in the oven. Ingredients: • 1 cup warm water 100°F


1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast 3 cups flour 1 tablespoon salt 1 egg white beaten well 1/4 cup olive oil Mix ingredients together and knead until smooth. Let dough rest 10 minutes. Roll into balls about 2 inches in diameter. Place on greased baking sheet and let rise 30 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes. Makes 12 pieces.

Slow-Roasted Turkish Chicken

This recipe was inspired by my mother’s slow roasted turkey. I love how moist and tender the meat is. It is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner. Ingredients Turkey Breast about 4 pounds


Slow roasting is a great way to get juicy, flavorful poultry. In addition, it takes longer than other methods of cooking, so you can spend more time with family and friends. To begin, preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place turkey breast skin side down in a shallow baking dish. Cover tightly with foil. Bake until thermometer inserted into thickest part registers 165 degrees F., 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Remove from oven and let stand 15 minutes. Carefully remove foil and brush top of turkey with glaze. Return to oven and bake 30 minutes longer. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Makes 8 servings.

Turkish Zucchini Pie

Turkey is a lean meat, but if you choose to eat it, you need to ensure that you are getting enough protein. Turkey is a good source of protein, but it is not as rich in iron as red meats. It is important to consume plenty of vegetables and fruits to help meet your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals.

Turkish Chicken Breasts

1/2 cup flour 3 eggs beaten salt & pepper oil for frying Mix together the flour, salt and pepper. Dip each breast into the egg mixture, then roll in the flour mixture until coated. Heat about 1 inch of oil in a skillet. Fry the breasts until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.


Turkey Breast is very lean meat. It is usually cooked with gravy or stuffing. Turkey Breast is not suitable for frying because it does not hold shape well. 19. Answer: Turkey Breast is very lean meat and is usually cooked with gravy. Turkey Breast is not suited for frying because it does no hold shape well.

What’s the healthiest Turkish food?

Turkish cuisine is known for being very nutritious. It is believed that the Turks were the first people to discover how to preserve food using salt. This allowed them to travel long distances and survive harsh winters. Turkey is also known for its rich history and culture. Many dishes from Turkey are based on the traditional recipes used during Ottoman times. These dishes are still popular today.

Is Turkish food healthy?

Turkish cuisine is known for being very tasty and nutritious. It is rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Turkey is a great source of iron, calcium, zinc and vitamin B12. Turkey is also a good source of omega 3 fatty acids. Turkey is also a source of lean meat and low fat dairy products. Turkey is also a great source of essential amino acids such as lysine, methionine, cysteine, tryptophan, leucine, valine, threonine, phenylalanine, histidine, arginine, proline, glycine, alanine, serine, tyrosine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, glutamine, arginine, ornithine, citrulline, taurine, carnitine, creatine, choline, betaine, phosphatidylcholine, sphingomyelin, glycerophosphocholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylglycerol, cardiolipin, phosphatidic acid, lyso-phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylglycine.

Why is Turkish food healthy?

Turkey is a great source of protein and nutrients. Turkey meat is lean and low in fat content. Turkey meat is rich in iron, zinc, vitamin B12, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, copper, manganese, selenium, molybdenum, iodine, calcium, sodium, and phosphorous. Turkey is also a good source of dietary fiber, folate, and vitamins A, D, E, and K. Turkey contains about 50% fewer calories than beef, pork, lamb, and poultry. It is also lower in saturated fats and cholesterol. Turkey is a very healthy choice for people who are trying to lose weight.

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