Cultured Palate: International Dishes from Morocco
Another popular Moroccan soup is harira. In fact, it’s achieved such popularity that many people have declared it Morocco’s national soup.
Harira is often served as a starter at formal meals, but is most frequently enjoyed during Ramadan, as a way to break the day-long fast. It’s a vegetable soup made of primarily tomatoes, chickpeas, lentils, and rice that contains egg and a bit of stewing meat for extra protein. Depending on your preference, it can be served with bread, hard-boiled eggs, or dried fruit on the side. It’s one of the most common dishes enjoyed in both Morocco and neighboring Algeria.