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Salade Marocaine - Moroccan Salad with Tuna

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Salade Marocaine - Moroccan Salad with Tuna

Moroccan Salad with Tuna - Salade Marocaine au Thon

Photo © Christine Benlafquih

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.

Preparation:

To prepare a classic Salade Marocaine, make one of the following salads:

Garnish each salad plate with your choice of the following:

  • Tuna
  • Black olives
  • Thinly sliced onions
  • Chopped or sliced hard-boiled eggs
  • Chopped fresh parsley, cilantro or mint leaves

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