African recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Harira Soup

Harira Soup

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
12466 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
11176 views
Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
Advanced
8 votes
3402 views
Jamaican "Beef" Patties

Jamaican "Beef" Patties

Coming from a Jamaican background, many times my palate craves the blended flavors of curry. So I veganized one of my favorite treats, Jamaican Beef…

Kiki Thompson
May 2010
Advanced
2 votes
4619 views
Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
5572 views
Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

My favorite side dish to take to picnics or bbq's

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
6 votes
9386 views
Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad

Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad

Time to put those Preserved Lemons to work in the kitchen - they've been developing their totally unique and…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
3 votes
4895 views
Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Everyone loves fried rice, and its very popular in Madagascar.

Rachael Johnson
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
2549 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
4 votes
14911 views
Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Usually, in Morocco the term Tagine means the combination of meat or fish with vegetables but this one is for vegetarians who want to try something…

mamatkamal
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2988 views
Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets

Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets

This is a tasty Moroccan dish that you are sure to love. Serve it over salad, cous cous, bulgar pilaf, or…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2011
Advanced
3 votes
2473 views
Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Harissa

Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Harissa

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a…

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2475 views
Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon

Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon

Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
4490 views
Beer marinated pork chops

Beer marinated pork chops

When selecting pork chops for this dish make sure they are evenly sliced so that they are all ready at the same time. The chops should also have a…

Peter Brown
May 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
3524 views
Red Pepper Harissa

Red Pepper Harissa

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2436 views