Moroccan Vegetarian Recipes
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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."
Moroccan Dchicha Soup with Cracked Barley and Tomatoes
Cracked barley (dchicha or tshisha) is used to make this savory, porridge-like Moroccan soup.
Spicy Moroccan Rice with Tomatoes and Peppers
This recipe is easy and versatile. Serve it as a side or main dish.
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 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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 Lentils Recipe - Vegetarian
Moroccan lentils can be prepared with or without meat. This is the vegetarian version.
Easy Vegetarian Tagine - Video
Chef Hamid Idrissi shows how to make an easy vegetarian tagine topped with caramelized onions.
Moroccan Roasted Eggplant Recipe
Eggplant slices are seasoned with olive oil and Moroccan spices for a simple but tasty side dish.
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.