We just love Moroccan food, with it’s rich and complex flavors. The combinations of spices and seasonings are just divine!
This collection of amazing Moroccan Recipes is going to blow your mind with the variety of dishes from that North African country.
You’ll find incredibly delicious tagines, cozy soups and stews, fresh salads, and so much more.
Cook your way through all of these easy Moroccan recipes, and find your taste buds transported to the cafes of Casablanca!
The Best Moroccan Recipes:
1. Beef Tagine (Moroccan Beef Stew)
Beef Tagine is one of the most comforting and magical pots of beef stew, which is cooked in exotic Moroccan style!
Our delicious recipe is all about slow and low cooking with bold and flavorful spices, which create melt-in-your-mouth meat with an incredible gravy.
Your whole family will surely love this Moroccan stew…
2. Zaalouk (Moroccan Eggplant Dip)
Are you a fan of delicious dips? Then you should make this Moroccan version of Zaalouk, which is a tasty eggplant dip.
You will love this remarkable dish that is made with eggplants, tomatoes, garlic, spices, herbs, and olive oil.
Simply serve and relish it with pita bread, chips, salad, or literally anything you like. Super Yummy…
3. Harira – Moroccan Lamb and Legume Soup
Another famous Ramadan month meal is this Harira, a Moroccan Lamb and Legume Soup!
This exotic soup is packed with healthy veggies, chickpeas, lentils, and fall-apart tender lamb with superb Moroccan spices.
It’s a comforting soup that will be one of your favorite Moroccan recipes.
4. Moroccan Lentil Soup
Make your simple lentil soup incredibly delicious with our Moroccon Lentil Soup recipe!
Just add some warm spices and flavors to your comfort food, and you’ll end up with an exotic version with a Moroccan touch.
This cozy soup is going to be perfect for colder months.
5. Kefta Kebab
Guys, this festive season serve this Kefta Kebabs, and amaze your loved ones. These juicy kebabs are packed with herbs and earthy Middle Eastern spices, and taste just awesome.
We bet these kebabs will be a super hit for any event.
Jazz up your breakfast eggs with our spectacular Shakshuka recipe, and you will be completely satisfied for the rest of the day.
This effortless recipe is made with tomato, and pepper sauce along with warm spices and perfectly poached eggs that deliver the best dish ever. It’s one of our favorite Moroccan recipes!
7. Harissa (North African Chili Paste)
Harissa is a very famous Moroccan condiment that tastes super tantalizing and it can totally uplift anything or everything you love.
This hearty paste is amazingly easy to make with peppers, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and other delicious fixings.
Give this exotic North African Chili Paste a definite try. It’s the perfect base for so many great dishes, like the next item on this list!
8. Harissa Chicken
Harissa Chicken is a delicious example, that shows that you can uplift anything and everything with our outstanding Harissa sauce.
The chicken is packed with epic flavors from harissa paste and potatoes, carrots, and chickpeas, making it a more elegant and satisfying whole meal, that is super hard to resist.
A must-try recipe for you…
Ok, now this Chermoula will make your life super easy, because you can make endless delicious meals with this superb sauce.
It’s simple to make with fresh mixed herbs and earthy spices, and can be used as a tasty marinade or dressing, or as a garnishing in soups or stews. It is a keeper recipe for sure.
10. Harissa Shrimp
Make the most loved and delicious weeknight dinner ever, with our best Harissa Shrimp recipe!
This dish is brimming with zesty, exotic flavors, and the tender juicy shrimp are to die for. One more scrumptious harissa dish for you to try and devour.
11. Moroccan Couscous Salad
This Moroccan Couscous Salad is bursting with vibrant colors and exotic flavors, and is made with fresh veggies and earthy spices that taste so, so delicious.
You can easily wrap up this tasty salad in less than 20 minutes. It can be a superb companion for your favorite meats, or you can enjoy it on its own.
12. Moroccan Chicken Tagine
Do you like lemony, zesty flavors? Then you are in for a delicious treat with this excellent Moroccan Chicken Tagine recipe!
This very famous dish is made with preserved lemons, saffron, and other warm spices that make the chicken out of this world delicious.
You will love this simple and flavor-packed way of making your chicken super tasty.
13. Kefta Mkaouara
Tagine-made food is always special and has amazing taste, and this Kefta Mkaouara is no exception.
This classic dish is made with your favorite meatballs which are simmered in flavorful tomato sauce. At the end just add eggs, which round out a completely mouth-watering dish.
Serve this delish Moroccan recipe with some crusty bread, and make everyone happy. If you dont have a tagine, you can easily make this dish in a skillet too.
14. Moroccan Lamb Shanks
All lamb lovers, this Moroccan Lamb Shanks recipe is just for you!
The slow and low cooking method makes this perfectly spiced lamb just so delicious and tender.
And the sauce is just too yummy. A delicious way to make your beloved lamb stunning.
15. Pastilla (Skillet Chicken Pie)
Give your chicken pie a Moroccan makeover with this incredible Pastilla recipe!
It’s made with flaky, crispy phyllo dough which is filled with a perfectly spiced shredded chicken filling.
The best part is you can make this pie in a skillet. It’s an easy recipe for all pie fans out there.
Make Morocco’s most popular Taktouka salad at home with the help of this delectable recipe.
This warm salad is amazingly easy to make with roasted bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and olive oil, which creates the best dish and it is ideal to serve with Moroccan bread… just try it…
17. Preserved Lemons
Preserved lemons are an essential flavor enhancer in Moroccan and North African cuisines.
Essentially salt brined lemons, they add tons of flavor to tagines, soups and more.
18. Moroccan Eggplant Salad with Chermoula
Moroccan Eggplant Salad with Chermoula is yet another smashing vegetarian dish, which you all will simply love.
This healthy salad is jam-packed with creamy, herby, and deliciously spiced flavors which are just mouth-watering.
You will definitely add this vegetable salad to your list of favorite Moroccan recipes.
Try Baghrir, Semolina Pancakes that are a very common in every Moroccan household.
This spongy, soft, and tasty treat is best served with butter, honey, or your favorite jam. Just follow some tips and tricks to make it perfectly spongy every time.
A great change to your routine pancakes.
20. Lamb Tagine
Make your meal memorable with this Lamb Tagine recipe!
The beautiful lamb is slow-cooked in Moroccan spices, and in the end jazzed up more with some dry fruits, honey, and harissa paste for a sweet and spicy kick.
This dish is going to impress your family and friends with its unique taste and fall-apart tender lamb. So just enjoy…
Loubia is stewed Moroccan white beans. This flavor-packed dish can get ready in just 35 minutes and the flavors of garlic, tomato and cumins are just too good to be true.
It’s an ultimate and quick ideal meal for busy weekdays. Plus, it’s vegan and gluten-free if you have any dieters in the household.
22. Moroccan Bread – Khobz
Guys, make the finest and very popular Moroccan bread, Khobz, at home with this classic recipe!
Bread is a very integral part of Moroccan cuisine and this version makes it just perfect. So give this amazing type of bread a sure try.
23. Fish Tagine with Chermoula Sauce
Ok, now give your favorite white fish some delicious Moroccan flavors and make this splendid Fish Tagine with Chermoula Sauce recipe.
It will simply wow everyone at home!
This wonderful fish is stewed in vegetables, olive oil, herbs, spices, and chermoula sauce, and harissa spices, which takes this dish to the next level of goodness.
24. Vegetable Tagine
How we can miss the vegetarian crowd? Here is the most delicious Vegetable Tagine dish, which will become your new favorite dish.
This healthy and cozy dish is made with veggies and lots of Moroccan spices to dress them up gorgeously.
You will love this one-pot dish, which is super easy and super tasty.
25. Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bisarra)
If you are looking for a recipe to really blow your taste buds away, try this Moroccan Fava Bean Soup, famously known as Bisarra.
This unbelievably delicious, creamy, and flavorful soup is made with a few easy ingredients, and it’s best served with freshly baked bread.
It’s mainly made during the Ramadan month.
26. Moroccan Fish
This Moroccan Fish recipe is a complete game-changer dish when it comes to your favorite fish.
This satisfying and flavor-packed recipe is all about perfect ingredients and spices, which makes this dish simply remarkable.
Serve this amazing saucy fish with some bread or rice, and enjoy a hearty meal with your family.
27. Moroccan Lamb Stew with Couscous
Give your family a healthy treat with this Moroccan Lamb Stew with Couscous recipe!
The slow-cooked meat with bold spices, veggies, and a hint of sweet flavors makes this dish super delicious.
So relish this version of Moroccan stew, and amaze everyone with its comforting flavors.
28. Moroccan-Spiced Lentils
This Moroccan Spiced Lentil has mind-blowingly delicious flavors, and is a breeze to make at home.
In just 30 minutes, you will be ready to devour the most epic, saucy, smoky Moroccan lentils. It’s your defiantly new favorite recipe on the block.
29. Moroccan Couscous with Seven Vegetables
Are you planning a Middle Eastern feast? Then add this Moroccan Couscous with Seven Vegetables, and it will be the star dish of the night.
This authentic version is made with lamb, beef, or chicken stewed with a variety of veggies, along with warm spices.
At the end, garnish with caramelized onions and raisins for extra deliciousness. It’s a comforting and filling dish that will win everyone’s heart and soul.
30. Moroccan Orange Salad
We are ending this list of Moroccan Recipes with a delicious Moroccan Orange Salad.
This simple salad is all about the fresh and refreshing ingredients, and the citrusy dressing binds everything together beautifully.
Jazz it up more with walnuts, feta cheese, and mint leaves. That’s it, enjoy your new favorite orange salad.
So many exotic and delicious Moroccan recipes to try. The flavors are all so amazing!
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- 1 cup harissa paste
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 10-12 baby potatoes, halved
- 2 large carrots, cut into large chunks
- 1 can chickpeas, drained
- 1/4 cup golden raisins
- In a large bowl, mix harissa, yogurt, honey and olive oil. Add in chicken, potatoes and carrots. Mix well till everything is nicely coated. Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Toss chickpeas into chicken mixture, then transfer everything into an oven safe dish. Bake for one hour, or until chicken is tender.
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