Moroccan Mallow Salad Recipe

Moroccan Mallow Salad is a refreshing and vibrant dish that combines the flavors of North African cuisine. This salad features mallow leaves, also known as jute leaves, which are rich in vitamins and minerals. The leaves are blanched and then tossed with a flavorful dressing made with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and spices like cumin and paprika. The salad is garnished with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, and fresh herbs like parsley and mint. It is a perfect side dish for a summer barbecue or a light and healthy lunch option.

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Ingredients for Moroccan Mallow Salad Recipe

  • 1/4 bunch Mallow Leaves
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 Cucumber, Chopped
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Parsley, Chopped
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Mint, Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Paprika
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Moroccan Mallow Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash the mallow leaves thoroughly and remove any tough stems.
  • STEP 2.Bring a pot of water to a boil and blanch the mallow leaves for 2-3 minutes until they are tender.
  • STEP 3.Drain the leaves and rinse them with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • STEP 4.In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 5.Place the blanched mallow leaves in a serving bowl and pour the dressing over them. Toss gently to coat the leaves.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, and fresh herbs like parsley and mint to the salad.
  • STEP 7.Toss everything together until well combined.
  • STEP 8.Serve the Moroccan Mallow Salad chilled as a side dish or a light lunch option.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to blanch the mallow leaves until they are tender but still retain their vibrant green color.
  • You can adjust the amount of spices in the dressing according to your taste preferences.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or red onions to the salad for extra flavor and crunch.
  • For added protein, you can top the salad with grilled chicken or chickpeas.
  • The salad tastes best when served chilled, so refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Moroccan Mallow Salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Before serving the leftovers, give the salad a good toss to redistribute the dressing and flavors.
  • Serve the salad as a side dish with grilled meats or as a light lunch with some crusty bread.
  • Garnish with additional fresh herbs before serving to enhance the presentation.
Nutrition
value
323
calories per serving
33 g Fat2 g Protein6 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    33g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    33g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    97mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    553mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    44mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    42mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    32mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    32mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp