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Harira Soup

Harira Soup by John Spottiswood

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family throughout Morocco and the rest of North Africa. I'm particularly fond of this version. If you have not had this before, you MUST try it. It is truly delicious!

6 votes
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Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice by Joyce Leung

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern dish. The only dishes I would avoid serving this with are sweet dishes with dates, figs, etc. I served it with my Braised Lamb with Beans. It was great!

7 votes
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Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup by John Spottiswood

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves 4 as a main dish, 6 as an appetizer.

4 votes
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Moroccan Split Pea Soup

Moroccan Split Pea Soup by John Spottiswood

This is a delicious and beautiful recipe I adapted from one in Paula Wolfert's beautiful book "the food of morocco". The split pea soup has wonderful Moroccan flavors, and it gets a beautiful touch when you drizzle homemade pepper oil on top. This is a super easy trick which adds a nice kick to the already flavorful soup. It's…

3 votes
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Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine by John Spottiswood

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two different recipes that called for chicken and eggplant two nights in a row, so we were able to really compare. While we all loved the other recipe (chicken and eggplant stew..on this…

7 votes
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Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad by Lyndsey

My favorite side dish to take to picnics or bbq's

6 votes
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Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco by Amos Miller

This is truly a hand-crafted meal - it takes time. I know that only the most devoted will make this. But it is nothing short of spectacular and was my favorite Spring dish. I'd eat it weekly. This is how I recall Mina made for me when I lived in Marrakech. I'm sharing it just because it is a personal favorite and, for guests,…

5 votes
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Cous Cous Salad with Prunes and Pecans

Cous Cous Salad with Prunes and Pecans by Nicole Hopkins

This is a great Mediterranean dish, the recipe called for almonds, but I put in pecans instead. It is a quick and easy recipe to put together.

4 votes
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Moroccan Bread

Moroccan Bread by Amos Miller

It is interesting to me that one of my grandfathers, a West Virginian who lived at the end of Horsemill Hollow, always referred to bread as 'the staff of life'. As anyone who has traveled to North Africa knows, bread is a special food, treated with the utmost respect and central to every meal. My Mountaineer gramps would have much…

2 votes
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Orange & Black Olive Salad

Orange & Black Olive Salad by Amos Miller

A Moroccan favorite, as made by my friend, Chef Paula Wolfert, as found in one of my very favorite books 'Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco'.

2 votes
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Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad

Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad by Amos Miller

Time to put those Preserved Lemons to work in the kitchen - they've been developing their totally unique and exciting flavor profile for at least a month now. This is one of my absolute favorite salads, and never fails to amaze and delight, whether I serve it as part of a Moroccan dinner, take it to a summer picnic, or spoon it over…

3 votes
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Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings by John Spottiswood

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for Moroccan Roast Lamb from one of my favorite cookbooks - Recipes from Morocco by Sufo. I then added roast potatoes and created a gravy from the drippings. It couldn't have come out much better. Everyone raved about it. I used…

8 votes
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Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine by mamatkamal

Usually, in Morocco the term Tagine means the combination of meat or fish with vegetables but this one is for vegetarians who want to try something different, and even meat-eaters will love this flavour-packed vegetable Tagine. Try it and feel free to add or suggest improvements or variations! If you don't have a tagine, you can use…

1 vote
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Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup by RecipeKing

Moroccan Lentil Soup-is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe for a spicy vegetable soup. This recipe requires a (5 to 6 quart) slow cooker. It would be great if you could prepare this a day ahead and refrigerate until the next day. This will allow all the seasonings to meld together. It gets better with time as the complex…

1 vote
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moroccan chicken kabob tapas

moroccan chicken kabob tapas by John Spottiswood

These kabobs are of Moroccan origin and are referred to as Pinchos in tapas lore. If you are not a huge fan of peanuts or onions, try this recipe. If you like peanuts and onions, you'll find our other moroccan chicken kabob recipe a bit more flavorful.

3 votes
11141 views