Moroccan starters

    From Moroccan lentil salad to lamb kebabs - check out our Moroccan starter recipes for your next dinner party. Once you've decided on the starter, don't forget to check out our entire Moroccan recipe collection for tagines, couscous and more.

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    181 reviews

    This is a great alternative to the standard salmon patty recipe using couscous, spinach, and cumin for an exotic flavour.

    Recipe by: Emily

    74 reviews

    A colourful, spicy salad or side dish. It also makes a great vegetarian lunch.

    Recipe by: Hetal

    107 reviews

    This hearty soup is a traditional dish that Moroccans use, to break the fast every night of Ramadan. It's a hearty soup with lamb, lentils, chick peas and pasta, which is spiced with cinnamon, turmeric and ginger.

    Recipe by: Usman

    42 reviews

    This goes great with houmous on the side! It makes a delicious Christmas starter.

    Recipe by: r1v

    11 reviews

    Moroccan pancakes served with honey-butter sauce. Best during Ramadan for breaking the fast or pre-dawn, but certainly great anytime.

    Recipe by: rie1975

    No reviews

    Delicately flavoured, skewered lamb mince kebabs with prunes, cinnamon and cumin are fabulous on the BBQ or grilled.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

    3 reviews

    Carrot dip may sound unusual, but this Mediterranean-style blend is a perfect balance of sweet and spicy, and a nice change of pace from houmous. It's delicious with pitta bread.

    Recipe by: SandyG

    No reviews

    This flavourful Moroccan dip is made with oven roasted aubergines, tomatoes, garlic and lots of herbs and spices. Simply delicious served with toasted pitta bread.

    Recipe by: Julia

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