Tagine of Kefta (Meatballs) and Eggs

INGREDIENTS: MEAT INGREDIENTS: 1/4 lb. (150g) Ground beef or lamb (or a combination of the two) 1/4 of Medium onion, chopped very fine 1 teaspoons Paprika, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (to taste) 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro (or parsley) TOMATO SAUCE INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. […]

Cauliflower Zaalouk – Moroccan Spiced Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium-sized cauliflower 4 large garlic cloves 1/4 cup chopped parsley and cilantro (mixed) 1 small preserved lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin Salt and pepper

Moroccan Style Grilled Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken breasts (without bones) A small bunch of fresh cilantro 10 mint leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon pepper Salt to taste 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1/2 preserved lemon (just the skin) 2-3 garlic 2 tablespoons of water Salad, rice, […]

Ghriba Bahla – Moroccan Cookie

INGREDIENTS: 3 cups (400 grams) all-purpose white flour 1/4 cup (35 grams) roasted sesame seeds (whole) 1/4 cup (35 grams) roasted sesame seeds (ground) 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons (150 ml) vegetable oil 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons (150 ml) melted butter 3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated white sugar Pinch of salt Large pinch of […]

Chickpea Salad Moroccan Style

INGREDIENTS: 1 can (400 grams weighed with liquid) of chickpeas A small bunch of cilantro 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon cumin salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove (crushed)

Warka – Homemade Moroccan Phyllo Dough

INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cup (226 grams) high-gluten flour 1/4 cup (40 grams) fine semolina flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cider vinegar or fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup (236 ml) + 3/4 cup (177 ml) water 3 tablespoons vegetable oil fro brushing the cooked leaves

Harcha – Moroccan Semolina Bread

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups (250 grams) semolina 2 tablespoons white granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 7 tablespoons (100 grams) butter 1/2 cup (100 ml) milk (or as needed)

Taknetta – Moroccan Butter Cookie

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup + 2/3 cup (200 grams) all-purpose white flour 1 cup (25 cl) vegetable oil 2/3 cup (125 grams) white granulated sugar 1/3 cup (around 50 grams) roasted sesame seeds 1/3 cup roasted whole almonds (chopped) Toasted bread or dates for serving

Moroccan Hash Browns

INGREDIENTS: 2 potatoes (around 1 pound / 500 grams) 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 large egg Vegetable oil for frying

Zapiekanka with a Moroccan Twist

INGREDIENTS: 0.6 pound (300 grams) ground beef or lamb 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon chili pepper 1/4 finely chopped cilantro (mixed) Mushrooms (any type you like: white mushrooms, shitakee, etc.) 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper cheese (grated) 1 french […]

Moroccan Style Mussels (Moules)

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound (500 grams) of fresh mussels (with shell) 15 oz (425 grams) plain tomato sauce (in a can) 1 medium sized tomato – chopped 2 teaspoons ground paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 5-6 garlic cloves (crushed) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup of finely chopped parsley and […]

Bibimbap with a Moroccan Twist

Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 zucchini 2 cups of mushrooms (trumpet or white mushrooms) 1 cups of bean sprouts A bunch of fresh spinach Charmoula spices: 2 teaspoons paprika, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper Crushed garlic (6-8 cloves) Olive oil 1 pound (450 grams) of peeled shrimp 1/2 […]

Chocolate Date M’Hencha (Moroccan Pastry Recipe)

INGREDIENTS: Filling: 150 grams dark chocolate (60% cocoa) Filling: 150 grams date paste Filling: 115 grams raw almonds Filling: 2 tablespoons butter Filling: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon For the Dough: Warka or Phyllo dough For the Dough: Melted butter For the sauce (optional): honey + a little bit of orange blossom water

Moroccan Seafood Tagine

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound (450 grams) seafood mix (shrimp, scallops, and calamari rings) 1 pound (450 grams) tomatoes (around 2-3 medium sized tomatoes) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon paprika 2-3 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/3 cup of mixed finely chopped cilantro and parsley 1/2 tablespoon […]

Moroccan Style Sushi Rice

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups uncooked Sushi Rice (short grain Japanese white rice) 3 cups water 1/2 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons salt

Sesame Ghriba

INGREDIENTS: 7.0 oz (200 grams) of brown sesame seeds 1 cup (115 grams) powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder A pinch of salt 1/2 tablespoon honey (or jam) 1 large eggs Decoration: Orange blossom water (or egg whites) and powdered sugar

Moroccan Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup of mixed cured green olives and red olives 1 pound (450 grams) Spinach (or mallow) 3/4 cup of mixed finely chopped cilantro and flat-leaf parsley 4 garlic cloves salt (to taste) 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin A pinch of cayenne pepper 3 tbsp olive oil

Harira – Moroccan Soup

Chebaki – Moroccan Sweet

Ingredients 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground anise 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon sugar Pinch of mastic gum (optional) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1/2 tablespoon dry yeast + 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 tablespoon orange blossom water Pinch of saffron threads 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar […]

Moroccan Walnut Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 4 oz (113 grams) butter (softened) 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons (125 grams) granulated white sugar 1 large egg A pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 tablespoon milk 2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour Toppings: dark chocolate, walnut halves, dulce de leche (caramel) Extra flour for rolling the […]

Coconut Ghriba (Moroccan Coconut Cookie)

Ingredients: 5.3 oz (150 grams) of dried unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup (50 grams) semolina (you can replace with almond meal for a gluten-free version) 1/2 cup (50 grams) powdered suga 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg A pinch of salt Powdered sugar Orange blossom water […]

Roasted Turkey with Moroccan Chermoula

Ingredients: 12-13 pounds fresh Turkey 1-2 preserved lemons (optional) Spices: 2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric, a large pinch of saffron, salt, pepper 1 stick (113 grams) softened butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/4 cup of finely chopped cilantro 1/4 cup of finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup of […]

Mashed Potatoes Moroccan Style

Ingredients: 1.5 pounds (650 grams) gold potatoes 3 garlic cloves (peeled) 2 bay leaves 2/3 cup Dannon Oikos plain non-fat Greek yogurt 1 tablespoons finely choppsed cilantro Salt, pepper, ground cumin to taste

Moroccan Beef Tajine with Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 pound (500 grams) beef (or lamb) meat cut into medium sized pieces 1 medium sized onion (grated) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric A small pinch of saffron threads (optional) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves (crushed) 4 large white potatoes 10-12 green […]

Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops

Ingredients: 1.5 (700 grams) pound lamb chops 6-8 fresh mint leaves (finely chopped) 1/4 cup for finely chopped parsley 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg A pinch of ground cloves 2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon red chili pepper 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of […]

Moroccan Tomato Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 0.6 pound (300 grams) fresh tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 small sweet yellow onion 2 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro Juice of 1 lemon (to taste) Peel of 1 quarter preserved lemon (optional) 1 tablespoon olive oil Spices: 1/2 teaspoon slat 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (to taste)

Moroccan Almond Pastry

Moroccan Chicken Drumsticks

Ingredients: 5 chicken drumsticks 1 onion – chopped 1 cup of water 1 tablespoon of cooking oil 1 teaspoon of crushed garlic 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of ginger powder 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1 egg Bread crumbs Oil for frying

Cooking Tips: Light Moroccan Baked Fish Express

Ingredients: Cleaned small/medium whole fish (example: whiting) Garlic Cloves (grated) Salt and Pepper (to taste) Oregano (to taste) Olive Oil A little bit of water or lemon juice

Moroccan Olive Bread

Ingredients: 3 cups of flour (keep extra flour on the side for kneading) 1 1/2 cups of warm water 6 oz of black olives cut into small pieces 3 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of thyme 1 tablespoon of dry yeast 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt

Moroccan lentils

Ingredients: 9 oz of lentils, soaked in water for few hours 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon of finely chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon of finely chopped parsley 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 4 minced garlic cloves 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon of cumin – to be adjusted during […]

Moroccan Spring Rolls

Ingredients: 2 potatoes peeled and diced 10 oz of tuna in water (drain the tuna from its liquid) 1 chopped onion 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 tablespoon of finely chopped parsley 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1 tablespoon of capers (can be replaced […]

Maakouda – Moroccan Potato Patties

Ingredients: Simple Ingredients 1 pound of potatoes, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon of finely chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon of finely chopped parsley 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of pepper 1 egg 3 minced garlic cloves Other ingredients Flour 2 eggs Oil for frying

Moroccan Rice Tuna Salad

Ingredients: (Salad) 1 tomato (Salad) 1/2 red pepper (Salad) 1/2 green pepper (Salad) 3 cups of cooked rice (Salad) 10 oz of canned tuna (Salad) 3/4 cup of corn (Salad) 1/2 cup of Mozarella cheese cut into small cubes (Salad) 4-5 black olives cut into small pieces (Salad) 1 tablespoon of finely chopped parseley (Sauce) […]

Moroccan Chicken Skewers

Ingredients: 1 pound of chicken breast cut into cubes 1 onion – grated 1/4 cup of finely chopped parseley 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 onion Cherry tomatoes […]

Moroccan Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: The Salty Version (1) cucumber Juice of a ½ a lemon Fresh thyme (1) tsp – olive oil Salt and Pepper The Sweet Version (1) cucumber (1/4) cup – orange juice Sugar to taste (1/4) tsp – orange blossom water

Moroccan Peanut Cookies

Ingredients 17 oz of unsalted roasted peanuts 1/2 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder Powdered sugar for decoration

Ka’ak – Moroccan Cookie

Ingredients: 250 grams all purpose flour 100 grams white sugar 30 grams sesame seeds 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon ground anise seeds 1 teaspoon dry yeast 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon orange blossom water 1 egg 8 cl vegetable oil A pinch of salt Egg wash: 1 egg for brushing the cookies

Persimmon Salad with Moroccan Sweet Vinaigrette

Ingredients: vinaigrette: 1/2 cup olive oil vinaigrette: 1/4 cup white vinegar vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons argan oil (optional) vinaigrette: 1 tablespoon honey vinaigrette: 1 tablespoon dijon mustard vinaigrette: salt & pepper to taste salad: fresh spring mix salad: baby spinach salad: 1 cup pomegranate seeds salad: 1 fuyu persimmon (make sure you are picking a non-astringent […]

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