Salad is called shlada in Moroccan Arabic, with the term "Moroccan Salad" (Salade Marocaine) sometimes used to refer to a finely chopped salad of tomatoes and other ingredients such as roasted peppers, raw peppers, lettuce, cucumber or feggous.
Moroccan Salad is traditionally dressed in a light vinaigrette; it might be garnished with olives, tuna and hard-boiled eggs. Offer Salade Marocaine with a spoon, or eat it like a dip with Moroccan bread, or khobz.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Roasting peppers, optional: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: Serves 4 to 6.
To prepare a classic Salade Marocaine, make one of the following salads:
Garnish each salad plate with your choice of the following:
- Black olives
- Thinly sliced onions
- Chopped or sliced hard-boiled eggs
- Chopped fresh parsley, cilantro or mint leaves