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.

maroc_pommes

Moroccan Potatoes with Olives

1 kg small new potatoes
water, salt
½ tsp turmeric
4 garlic cloves, minced
4 tbsp olive oil
pepper
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.

400x84_r1

Advertisements

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!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s