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7 Eid Al-Fitr Recipes to Celebrate the End of Ramadan

Eid Mubarak!

End the holy month of fasting with a festive feast for the whole family. After eating the traditional date to end the fast, making an abundance of food is a great way of showing gratitude for our loved ones.  From savory quick bites to sweet treats, these 7 recipes are wonderful additions to your holiday. Try out dishes like hearty tagine and crunchy lamb lettuce cups. You can even get the whole family involved with making two different stuffed date recipes or nutty butter cookies. Whatever you choose to make for your celebration, be sure to keep the day full of festive cheer! Have a Blessed Eid! 

Stuffed Dates

While it’s tradition to end Ramadan with a simple date, there’s no reason dates can’t be the star in other places! These classic stuffed dates feature sweet orange marmalade and crunchy chopped almonds. This recipe also only takes 10 minutes and is a great Eid option. 

Get the recipe: Stuffed Dates 

Lentils and Rice with Caramelized Onions

Inspired by the customary Middle Eastern dish Mujaddara, this recipe features creamy lentils that are cooked with rice and warm spices Making it the perfect addition to a celebratory spread at the end of Ramadan. Top it off with caramelized onions for even more flavor! 

Get the recipe: Lentils and Rice with Caramelized Onions   

Air-Fried Vegetable Samosas

Give these classic and crunchy samosas a healthy makeover by using an air fryer. Store-bought egg roll wrappers make this recipe even easier and more approachable to make at home. Mix up a traditionally spiced filling of peas and potatoes for a well-loved family favorite.  

Get the recipe: Air-Fried Vegetable Samosas    

Chicken Tagine

This savory and sweet tagine features double the protein with the combo of chicken and chickpeas. Dried apricots add a subtle touch of fruitiness to a warm and flavorful entrée. Finish the dish with slivered almonds and a sprinkle of cilantro for a festive flair. Don’t forget to cook off some fluffy couscous to soak up all the juices! 

Get the recipe: Chicken Tagine  

Chocolate & Peanut Butter–Stuffed Dates

Take inspiration from TikTok with this viral recipe based on a classic candy bar. Stuff Medjool dates with creamy natural peanut butter before coating them in rich dark chocolate, then sprinkle chopped peanuts over the melted chocolate for a bit of crunch. You’ll be shocked how quickly these dates disappear! 

Get the recipe: Chocolate & Peanut Butter–Stuffed Dates  

Hazelnut Snowballs

Crescent butter cookies are a favorite dessert enjoyed on Eid al-Fitr. This hazelnut version is similar to the classic, but can easily be substituted with almonds, walnuts, or pecans. You can also change up the cookies by experimenting with other classic Eid al-Fitr flavors like lemon, cardamom, or chocolate.  

Get the recipe: Hazelnut Snowballs  

Mint and Lamb Lettuce Cups

These hearty lettuce cups are packed with spiced lamb and sweet golden raisins. Pre-cooked brown rice cuts down on the prep time and makes this a more substantial meal.  Arrange butter lettuce cups on a platter and top with your fillings. Don’t forget to drizzle them with a minty yogurt sauce for a bright finish.  

 Get the recipe: Mint and Lamb Lettuce Cups 

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