African Cuisine

The cuisine of Africa is relatively unfamiliar in most of the U.S. But with these exquisite African recipes, it's time for you to try something new.

Moroccan Lamb and Fruit Stew

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Spices, dried apricots, and dates meld flavors for this exotic spicy-sweet stew that cooks slowly in a crockery cooker.

Moroccan Beef

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Chicken Tagine with Olives and Figs

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Tagine is a traditional piece of North African cookware, but you don't need one to make its namesake recipe. This eclectic chicken dish calls for a Dutch oven.

North African Eggplant

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Eggplants, related to tomatoes and potatoes, are a fruit that's often used as a vegetable. They are available nearly year-round in supermarkets. Or find them at farmer's market.

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Moroccan Meatloaf

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Ground turkey, raisins, onions, couscous and exotic spices take this meatloaf where no meatloaf has ever gone before -- and deliciously! Enjoy any leftover chutney on beef or turkey sandwiches the next day.

Total: 35 mins

Spicy Marinated Chicken in Onion Sauce

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This spicy chicken dish is served in African restaurants around the world. To cut the level of heat, leave out the jalapeno seeds.

Moroccan Beef and Pumpkin Bake

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Ground beef, vegetables, and couscous are covered with a sweet cornbread topping in this spicy and surprisingly low-calorie casserole dinner.

Moroccan Rib Roast

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This low calorie beef roast is seasoned with coriander, lemon and cumin--the flavors of North African cuisine.

Moroccan-Style Short Ribs

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Quickly prep the beef ribs and then let them slow bake so the ribs become super tender.

African-Creole Turkey Gumbo

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This thick dish of shrimp, sausage, and chicken begins with a dark roux (ROO), flour and fat cooked slowly over low heat to the color (light to dark) specified in the recipe. Spicy and served over rice, gumbo is a mainstay to serve on holidays.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Moroccan-Style Beef Short Ribs

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Moroccan Chicken with Cucumber-Melon Relish

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It's the kicky blend of seasonings that gives this grilled chicken its Moroccan roots.

Beef Tagine

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