Moroccan Spiach Salad

Moroccan Spiach Salad Recipe

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About Moroccan Spiach Salad Recipe:

Spinach the Moroccan way, following Mallow style, or what we call in Morocco Bakkoula. A delicious blend of greens, olives, and spices. yum!Common mallow (khoubiza or bakoula) grows wild in Morocco, and it's not unusual to see people gathering the leaves from fields, empty lots or wherever else they might find them. They're also sold in large bunches in souks. The leaves are chopped, steamed and then sauteed with olive oil, spices, olives, and preserved lemons. The resulting cooked salad is eaten as a dip with Moroccan bread.

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  • 40 mins
  • 9 Ingredients
Ingredients
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Ingredients for Moroccan Spiach Salad Recipe

  • 1 cup mixed cured green olives and red olives
  • 1 pound Spinach
  • 3/4 cup mixed finely chopped cilantro and flat leaf parsley
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • As required salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
Nutrition
  • 47g Fat(42.32%)
  • 17g Protein(15.64%)
  • 24g Carbs(21.56%)
  • 21g Fiber(18.75%)
  • Other(1.73%)
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  • Magnesium
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* 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

Directions

How to Make Moroccan Spiach Salad Recipe

STEP 01

Slice the cured olives into small pieces, you can use both the green and red olives in this recipe, but feel free to use either one or no olives at all if you don

STEP 02

T like the taste of them.

STEP 03

These are cured olives, which means they are salty, therefore we are going to place the green olives in boiling water for a few minutes to cut out some of their saltiness and sourness, the red ones don

STEP 04

T require this step.

STEP 05

Place the spinach in water for about 10 minutes to soften then wash it well, and then drain the spinach and just roughly chop.

STEP 06

Also, finely chop the parsley and cilantro.

STEP 07

Now grate the garlic cloves and place it in your cooking pan, followed by salt, paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper. You can always adjust the spices as per your taste. Then add the olive oil and the rest of the ingredients the sliced olives, finely chopped cilantro, parsley, and roughly chopped spinach.

STEP 08

Cover the pan with a lid and cook all the ingredients on medium heat, keep mixing the ingredients back and forth to avoid burning.

STEP 09

Cook for around 10-15 minutes more or until all the liquid has evaporated and keep stirring to avoid burning.

STEP 10

Serve warm or at room temperature along with crusty bread and decorate the salad with sliced preserved lemons.

STEP 11

Bon appetit!