Semi Sabich

Iraqi Jewish Food from Israel… Oy Vey

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

I’ve never eaten an authentic Sabich (sounds like suh-beach) from a street vendor in Israel. But I like to travel with my taste buds, so I dug into research to learn more about this popular sandwich. I read many magazine articles and recipes, and all of them gushed about this irresistible combination of eggplant, hard-boiled eggs, amba sauce, and tahini. Like most traditional foods, each cook customizes their recipe, so my version includes spiced lamb with raisins. All of the components can