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
15511 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
13313 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
5460 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
3555 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
3489 views
Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

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

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
6 votes
10950 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
5191 views
Lentils & Vegetables ~ Moroccan Style

Lentils & Vegetables ~ Moroccan Style

I began making this dish in the 1970s and it has evolved since then into a great Winter favorite. This will…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
5954 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
5468 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
3681 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
7 votes
4846 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
3638 views
Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

Quick & easy flavorful chicken dish with zucchini, tomatoes & eggplant.

Baking Barrister
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
3025 views
FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters)

FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters)

This is one of my favorite "street foods" in the Middle East. It is originated in Egypt as a snack. Here is my…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Dec 2010
Advanced
1 vote
2349 views
moroccan chicken kabob tapas

moroccan chicken kabob tapas

These kabobs are of Moroccan origin and are referred to as Pinchos in tapas lore. If you are not a huge fan of peanuts or onions, try this recipe.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
3 votes
10232 views