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Moroccan Vegetarian Recipes

Fresh vegetables and beans are integral parts of a Moroccan diet, and they pair perfectly with the robust spices of Moroccan cuisine. Here's where you can easily find delicious, meatless recipes for soups, appetizers, salads, sides and main dishes.

Herbel - Moroccan Wheat Soup with Milk
Herbel is a sweetened porridge-like soup which may be served for breakfast. Made with wheat kernels (wheat berries), it's traditionally flavored with orange flower water.

Couscous Saycouk - Couscous with Buttermilk
Buttermilk (lben) is a traditional follow-up to a Moroccan meal of couscous. It may be offered either as a beverage or mixed into a bowl of plain or butter-flavored couscous (saycouk).

Serrouda - Moroccan Chickpea Puree
This traditional Moroccan chickpea puree is simply flavored with onion, saffron, salt and pepper. Serve it thick as a dip or thinned as a soup.

Kalinti (Karane or Karantika) - Recipe for Moroccan Chickpea Flour and Egg Tart
Kalinti (also called karane or karantika) is a Moroccan flan- or quiche-like dish made from chickpea flour and eggs. It's popular in the north of Morocco, where it can be found sold as a street food.

Moroccan Pumpkin and Chickpea Soup Recipe
This fragrant, satisfying vegetarian Moroccan soup with pumpkin and chickpeas is quick and easy to prepare.

Moroccan Vegetarian Carrot and Chickpea Tagine
Serve this spicy vegetarian tagine with bread or on a bed of rice or couscous.

Vegetarian Berber Pizza - Medfouna
This stuffed Berber flatbread has an onion, olive and herb filling. Make it as spicy as you like.

Moroccan Dchicha Soup with Cracked Barley and Tomatoes
Cracked barley (dchicha or tshisha) is used to make this savory, porridge-like Moroccan soup.

Moroccan Fava Bean Salad with Olive Oil and Spices
Fava beans are simmered with olive oil, garlic and Moroccan spices. Lemon juice, parsley and preserved lemon add more flavor.

Spicy Moroccan Rice with Tomatoes and Peppers
This recipe is easy and versatile. Serve it as a side or main dish.

Moroccan Potato Soup with Za'atar (Wild Thyme or Oregano) and Cumin
This creamy potato with Moroccan spices and herbs is hearty, zesty and rustic. Puree it for a thicker texture.

Moroccan Vegetable Briouats with Carrots and Zucchini
These Moroccan appetizers feature a delicious veggie filling enclosed in crispy pastry.

Dchicha Soup with Cracked Wheat - Dchicha dyal Zraa'
Cracked wheat (dchicha or tshisha dyal zraa') is used to make this easy, satisfying Moroccan soup.

Moroccan Couscous with Pumpkin, Carrots and Chickpeas
Offer this fragrant couscous year round. Omit the meat to make a complete one-dish vegetarian meal.

Moroccan Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas) Recipe - Ful Gnaoua
These delicious Moroccan-style stewed beans are easy to prepare. The recipe calls for black eyed peas, also known as cowpeas. In Morocco, cowpeas are called gul gnaoua (gnawa), a name which literally translates to "Guinea bean."

Sweet and Spicy Moroccan Eggplant
This fabulous Moroccan side dish is satisfying enough to be a vegetarian entree.

Easy Vegetable Tagine - Recipe for Moroccan Vegetarian Tagine
This Moroccan vegetable tagine is healthy and very easy to prepare. Use either argan oil or olive oil.

Moroccan Fava Bean (Broad Bean) Dip Recipe - Bessara
Dried fava beans, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil are used to make a tangy Moroccan dip called bessara. Hummus lovers will like this!

Semolina Soup with Saffron and Anise
An easy semolina soup flavored with saffron and anise.

Moroccan Barley Soup with Milk - Hssoua Belboula
This classic Moroccan recipe for Hssoua Belboula combines barley grits with milk to yield a rich, creamy soup that's both nutritious and satisfying. Serve it for supper or breakfast.

Moroccan Fava Beans (Ful) in Tomato Sauce
Fava beans are nutritious and flavorful, but they're extra delicious when served in this zesty Moroccan tomato sauce.

Moroccan Vegetable Pure Soup Recipe
Vegetable Pure Soup is popular in many parts of the world. The Moroccan version uses some of the vegetables traditionally prepared with cous cous such as carrots, cabbage, pumpkin and turnips.

Moroccan Cooked Tomato and Pepper Salad - Taktouka
Moroccan cuisine includes some delicious cooked salads which are eaten as dips. This zesty tomato and green pepper salad should be served with bread for scooping up the salad.

Zaalouk Recipe - Cooked Salad of Eggplant and Tomato
Zaalouk is a delicious cooked salad made with eggplant (aubergines), tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and spices. It's usually served as a dip with crusty bread.

Moroccan White Beans Recipe - Vegetarian
Make these white beans as spicy as you like. Tomatoes, olive oil and Moroccan spices blend together to form a tasty, zesty sauce for this vegetarian dish.

Moroccan Lentils Recipe - Vegetarian
Moroccan lentils can be prepared with or without meat. This is the vegetarian version.

Onion Msemen - Moroccan Fried Dough Stuffed with Onions
Msemen are a type of Moroccan pancake made from dough which is folded and then fried. In this version, the dough is stuffed with an onion filling. Adjust the hot pepper to make the filling spicy or mild.

Moroccan Eggs with Veggies and Cream Cheese - Moroccan Omelet Recipe
Easy, quick and delicious, this fragrant Moroccan omelet can be served as a breakfast, lunch or a light supper.

Moroccan Cauliflower Recipe
An easy Moroccan side dish with zesty Moroccan seasoning. May also be served as a vegetarian main course.

Moroccan Salad of Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce - Serrouda
In this Fes style salad, chickpeas are stewed with tomato sauce and Moroccan spices.

Easy Vegetarian Tagine - Video
Chef Hamid Idrissi shows how to make an easy vegetarian tagine topped with caramelized onions.

Moroccan Barley Dchicha Soup with Milk and Thyme
This savory barley and milk soup is flavored with onions, garlic and thyme. Simple, easy and satisfying.

Moroccan Roasted Eggplant Recipe
Eggplant slices are seasoned with olive oil and Moroccan spices for a simple but tasty side dish.

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