To complement the delicious, juicy lamb dishes being cooked all over Morocco I suggest a simple, fresh Moroccan salad. The tangy taste of the tomatoes and onions will cleanse your palate, ready for the next bite of beautifully cooked meat.
Rabat – Any visitor to Morocco will soon start to recognize this simple, fresh, and tangy salad which comes as an accompaniment to most traditional dishes. Grilled sardines, tagines, and roasted meat are all perfect partners for this side dish.
Today I’ll share with you how to make this versatile salad which consists of tomatoes and roasted peppers as main ingredients. I also like to add some onions, parsley, and chili pepper.
A quick and easy recipe, it won’t take long to make and master.
To start with, you will need:
4 tomatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
2 bell peppers, roasted, peeled, and cut into small cubes
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
1 or 2 chili peppers, seeded and chopped (optional)
Salt to taste (about ¼ teaspoon)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper.
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
The preparation is easy:
Throw all the chopped into a bowl and mix well. Just before serving, add the oil, chili, lemon juice and season to taste.
Now it’s ready to serve, spoon a generous portion onto small plates and serve with warm bread. Fresh, easy, and delicious.