Arabic Salad

Jordanian food, drinks, juice, My Mom's Recipe Restaurant. Petra, Jordan, Via Jordan Travel

At “My Mom’s Recipe Restaurant,” the Arabic Salad is an invitation to experience the authentic tastes of Jordan—a reminder that even amidst the ancient stones and timeless tales of Petra, the flavors of tradition and hospitality continue to flourish.

Arugula Rocca Salad

The Arugula Rocca Salad encourages you to savour the best of Petra’s cuisine, expertly crafted into a gourmet concerto that speaks to the senses as well as the soul of this timeless city.

Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

inspired flavors; refreshing salad; incredibly delicious

This humble yet refreshing appetizer exemplifies Petra’s longstanding traditions and Jordan’s culinary know-how.

Greek Salad

Greek cuisine;  χωριάτικη σαλάτα;

A mosaic of brilliant colors and contrasting textures, the Greek Salad is a visual and gustatory treat. A bed of crisp lettuce leaves is topped with freshly picked tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, and salty Jordanian olives. The salad is lavishly topped with creamy feta cheese, evoking Mediterranean flavors.

Green Salad

easy green salad; chopped salad;  leafy vegetables; Tossed Green Salad;

The Green Salad is a painting covered with lush lettuce leaves, soft baby spinach, and crisp cucumber slices—a homage to Petra’s bountiful surroundings. The addition of delicious tomatoes, sweet peppers, and a combination of locally sourced herbs brightens up these incredible greens.


hommus; houmous'; Middle Eastern dip; chickpeas blended with tahini; ḥummuṣ bi ṭaḥīna ;

A smooth combination of chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, and aromatic spices, the Hummus is a piece of culinary beauty. 

Mashed Potatoes

“My Mom’s Recipe Restaurant”‘s Mashed Potatoes are a monument to the simple potato—a canvas turned into creamy perfection. Locally produced potatoes are tenderly cooked, mashed, and whipped into a velvety cloud of pleasure with great care and culinary expertise.

Mutabbal Dip

eggplant dip; Arabic Mezza;

Moutabbal Dip is a culinary masterpiece made with roasted aubergine, tahini, garlic, lemon juice and a sprinkling of aromatic spices. Each smooth mouthful takes you on an adventure through the rich scents of the Levant, an area known for its delicious cuisine.

Olive Plate

Olives; olive trees; Olea europaea; drupes; stone fruits;

The Olive Plate is a kaleidoscope of colors and textures, an assortment of locally produced olives beautifully arranged to display Jordan’s olive fields’ diversity and richness. Each olive tells a tale, a tribute to the bountiful land and the skill that has distinguished the region’s culinary legacy for ages.


The Pickled Vegetables are a bright tapestry of colors and textures that are both visually and gastronomically appealing. Cucumbers, turnips, and carrots picked locally and pickled using traditional methods provide an explosion of flavor and a pleasant crunch. Each taste is a journey through Petra’s bustling marketplaces, where the best ingredients from the region join together to create a mouthwatering masterpiece.


“My Mom’s Recipe Restaurant” introduces a culinary masterpiece—the Tabbouleh appetizer.
In this historic setting, where ancient stones whisper tales of time, this vibrant dish shines as a testament to the rich culinary traditions of Jordan.

Tahini Salad

Tahini Salad is a work of art of contrasting flavors and textures, with soft greens, juicy tomatoes, and crisp cucumbers drizzled with a creamy tahini sauce. This dressing, a creamy mixture of sesame seeds and aromatic spices, transforms the salad into a symphony of tastes that honors Petra’s culinary variety.

Turkish Salad

The Turkish Salad is a sensory treat, a harmonic combination of flavors that takes any meal to the next level. It has a tantalizing hint of spiciness from the harissa and Aleppo pepper, as well as a wonderful sweetness from the pomegranate molasses and lemon, creating an aromatic symphony.

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