African recipes with 400 or fewer calories costing less than $3.0 per serving

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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
20775 views
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
24254 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
23664 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
2 votes
13260 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
9588 views
Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

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

Baking Barrister
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
5644 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
7903 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
6142 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
6485 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
5017 views
Basic Baked custard

Basic Baked custard

A tasty, simple and inexpensive dessert that can be made with a wide range of flavours and served with many different additions. Some of the…

Peter Brown
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
2977 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
12440 views
Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
11296 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
10312 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
6336 views