RECIPES: Light, flavorful meals from Saba's Mediterranean Cuisine

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Chicken Fresco pita
Marinate 1 chicken breast with olive oil, salt, black pepper , turmeric, ground garlic and lemon juice. Let rest in fridge for at least 1 hour (overnite works best). Grill chicken to 165 degree internal temperature.let chicken rest for 10-15 min then slice thin. Add desired amount of chicken to pita then add one scoop of bruschetta mix(recipe is below), sprinkle crumble feta on top and add sliced pepperoncini(optional). Wrap with parchment paper and serve.

(Bruschetta Mix)
2 cups diced tomato
1/8 cup diced onion
2 tea spoon salt
1/2 tea spoon black pepper
4 table spoons red wine vinegar
2 table spoons olive oil
¼ cup minced basil
1/8 cup minced parsley
1 tea spoon ground garlic
Linguini with Chicken, feta and veggies
Cook 1 pound (before cooked weight) of linguini noodles al dente (slightly firm) then cool.
Heat a pan on med and add 6 oz of olive oil. once oil is hot add 1 sliced tomato, 1/4 onion, 1 zucchini and 1/2 bell pepper, 2 table spoons minced parsley, 1 tea spoon garlic, 1 tea spoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper. Sautee until the veggies are semi soft but not overcooked. Add in the al dente noodles and agitate continuously for about 1 minute make sure not to let noodles burn. Pour noodles onto a serving platter and sprinkle with freshly crumbled feta cheese and garnish with toasted garlic pita.

Looking for some authentic Mediterranean food, but a trip to Greece is not in the stars? Well you can get the real deal right here in the Valley!
Head to Saba's Mediterranean Restaurant>  on the southwest corner of Bell Rd. and Tatum Blvd., where they serve up authentic Mediterranean food that would make yaya proud.
Some of their signature dishes include their world famous gyros, a seasoned mix of lamb and beef shaved off the spit and steamed which makes the meat leaner and extremely tender all wrapped into a pita with lettuce tomato and homemade tzatziki sauce. You'll want to sample their lamb shank as well, this fall off the bone leg of lamb that is braised for 4 hours and topped with a phenomenal tomato garlic sauce and served with your choice of two sides. Other favorites include The Prawns dinner, tiger shrimp sautéed in white wine, garlic, onions, feta cheese and tomato sauce served with you choice of two sides. Also their chicken shawarma, tender chicken breast that is marinated grilled and topped with a zesty lemon garlic sauce which you can get as a pita wrap, on a salad or as an entrée with your choice of two sides. Don't miss their authentic homemade hummus and falafel that taste like they came from the streets of Israel. -- by far the best in town!
Saba's has a variety of menu items that will satisfy anyone. They have been a family owned and operated restaurant since 1995 with a casual and family friendly atmosphere that is must try hidden gem of the valley. So head over for lunch with some friends or take your family to a nice dinner without breaking the bank.

Saba's Mediterranean Cuisine
4747 E. Bell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85032
Saba's Mediterranean Cuisine is a paid advertiser of Sonoran Living Live

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