Moroccan Monday: Potatoes and Olives

We borrowed an African cookbook by Roderick Dixon from the library. The book includes a lot of recipes from all around Africa. Many recipes include meat in some form, but there’s also a lot of vegetarian and vegan recipes. We tried this side dish recipe, and it was so good that we decided to share it with you. We used kalamata olives, but I think any black or green olives will be fine.


Moroccan Potatoes with Olives

1 kg small new potatoes
water, salt
½ tsp turmeric
4 garlic cloves, minced
4 tbsp olive oil
100 g black olives
handful of chopped cilantro

Cook the potatoes in water seasoned with salt. Drain. Mix all the ingredients except cilantro in an oven proof dish. Bake 30 minutes in 180 Celsius degrees. Garnish with cilantro and serve.



2 comments on “Moroccan Monday: Potatoes and Olives

  1. Loz says:

    Ooh. That looks tasty. Simple, but delicious.

  2. This looks delicious. And Kalamata olives are my favorite!

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