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Zaalouk (Moroccan Eggplant and Pepper Salad)

Zaalouk (Moroccan Eggplant and Pepper Salad)

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6
Calories 178 kcal


  • 2 medium eggplants, peeled and cubed (1” cubes)
  • 3 red peppers, chopped (green peppers are fine as well) (green peppers are fine as well)
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp salt (add more if needed)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, stems removed and chopped


  • Add all ingredients except for cilantro to a large skillet or Dutch oven with a cover. Mix everything with a large spoon. Cook on medium heat covered for about 20 minutes or until all ingredients are soft, stirring every few minutes.
  • Remove cover and stir in cilantro. Cook for a few more minutes uncovered.


Calories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 689mgPotassium: 893mgFiber: 8gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 2436IUVitamin C: 99mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 3mg
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