The Greatest Recipes from All Across the World


We may not be able to resume the world tour just yet – but on the plus side, we can still enjoy delicious cuisine from around the world. If you’re looking to broaden your horizons in the kitchen, what better way than trying new recipes from different cultures? Perhaps you are just discovering a new favorite dish. If you’re not sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place 15 amazing recipes from around the world.

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Jason Donnelly

On certain days nothing is better than an excellent soup. Full of flavor but low in calories, this recipe is a great way to make good use of your slow cooker.

Get our recipe for Cuban Tomato and Black Bean Soup.

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Paleo Swedish meatballsMitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Who says you have to take a trip to Ikea to get the best Swedish meatballs? Our recipe makes some minor changes to the traditional Scandinavian recipe (such as using turkey instead of veal) to make it healthier, but it doesn’t sacrifice the taste we know and love.

Get our recipe for Swedish Meatballs from Turkey.

Healthy Chicken Tikka MasalaMitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Chicken Tikka Masala is undoubtedly one of the most popular Indian dishes in America and England. This healthy recipe also offers room for variation – for example, it includes instructions on how to make the dish vegetarian.

Get our recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala.

Close up of Italian meatball plateKiersten Hickman / Eat this, not that!

This recipe comes straight from the Italian grandmother of one of our editors – it’s the real deal.

Get our recipe for classic Italian meatballs.

spanish chicken and rice in the baking panCourtesy of Creme de la Crumb

Chicken and rice (or arroz con pollo) is one of the most famous dishes in Spain. This recipe is perfect if you’re looking for something quick and easy. It takes 30 minutes to make and only requires one pot, so tidying up is a breeze.

Get the recipe from Creme de la Crumb.

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Banh Mi sandwichesCourtesy RecipeTin Eats

Banh Mi is a Vietnamese sandwich that has grown in popularity in the US and other countries due to its unique, delicious taste. This recipe adheres as closely as possible to the real deal you would get in Vietnam.

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thai green curry in bowl with spoonCourtesy of Cookie and Kate

Who doesn’t love a Thai curry? This particular recipe is vegetarian, so it’s perfect for anyone looking to either reduce their meat intake or stop eating meat altogether.

Get the recipe from Cookie + Kate.

mexican street corn elote on a plateCourtesy Little Spice Jar

This versatile recipe can be cooked either on the grill or in the oven. It is aromatic and can be served as a snack, appetizer or side dish. Plus, it’s perfect for summer.

Get the recipe from Little Spice Jar.

chinese mushroom dumplingsCourtesy Half Baked Harvest

Forget the Chinese take away – this recipe is tastier and healthier. But what really sets this recipe apart is that it has an amazing sweet chili ginger sesame sauce that takes the dumpling dish to the next level.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

Croissants on a wooden boardCourtesy Sallys Baking Addiction

It’s no secret that France has some of the best baked goods in the world. One of the most popular, of course, is the croissant. They aren’t the easiest pastries to bake at home, but just follow these recipe instructions carefully and you will be making killer croissants in no time.

Get the recipe from Sally’s baking addiction.

Steak and pepper kabobs on platterCourtesy Gimme Some Oven

The recipe is pretty simple (music to our ears!), But the kebabs themselves can be served in a number of different ways. Of course, the skewers are delicious on their own, but you can also be creative with the leftovers by adding rice, pasta, or even incorporating them into a salad.

Get the recipe from Gimme Some Oven.

Pork Carnitas TacosCourtesy RecipeTin Eats

Carnitas are undoubtedly one of the most popular Mexican foods. Using all the traditional ingredients, this recipe includes instructions for making your carnitas in a slow cooker, oven, or pressure cooker.

Get the recipe from RecipeTin Eats.

portuguese sweet bread with knifeCourtesy Macheesmo

Sweet bread is a traditional Portuguese dessert most commonly served at Christmas and Easter, but it’s just too tasty to only eat twice a year. This recipe tastes great on its own, or you can add butter or Nutella if you’re looking for that extra kick.

Get the recipe from Macheesmo.

two Greek chicken topsCourtesy RecipeTin Eats

Get a taste of Greece with these delicious chicken gyros. We love this recipe because it has detailed steps on how to make an amazing marinade – and the marinade can really cook or break this dish.

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Bowl of Indian tomato saladCourtesy RecipeTin Eats

Indian side dishes aren’t nearly as loved as they deserve – but that will change once you try this salad recipe. It is perfect to combine with a main course of curry.

Get the recipe from RecipeTin Eats.