Moroccan taktouka
A delicious authentic roasted bell pepper side dish from Morocco
Author: Amira (@NRCuisine)
  • 3 bell peppers red, yellow and orange
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil.
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed.
  • 3 medium tomatoes diced almost 1.5 cup.
  • 3 Tablespoons cilantro chopped.
  • salt to taste.
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 1 teaspoon paprika.
  • optional: 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
  1. Wash the bell peppers and roast - either in the oven, stove top or in your grill. I roasted mine for 40 minutes in 400F oven until blackened and blistered. Let it cool down, then peel and dice.
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  3. In a non stick skillet, add the oil then the garlic and saute for a minute.
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  5. Add diced tomatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
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  7. Add the roasted peppers and all the spices.
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  9. Finally add the cilantro, mix well then reduce heat and simmer for 10 more minutes.
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  11. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge then serve.
  12. Enjoy!!