Moroccan Sandwich Recipe – Street Food from Marrakech

Posted on 11 August 2016

Moroccan Sandwich Recipe – Street Food from Marrakech

When visiting a country it is highly recommended to eat as the locals. They will point you in the right direction as to where to get the most authentic and extremely delicious meals of their home country; hence a classic Moroccan sandwich being one of them. It is said that the Moroccan cuisine, especially street food,
 is by far one of the best experiences you will have! Whether you may or may not have the time to travel to Morocco, we've got you covered with a classic Moroccan sandwich recipe; a simple dish to explore the wonderful flavours of Moroccan cuisine right in the heart of your home; the kitchen! 


for 6 servings

500g minced beef
1 red onion, chopped
2cm ginger, freshly grated

1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
½ bunch fresh coriander, chopped
olive oil
6 Moroccan flat bread 
/ pita bread

2 tsp Ras el Hanout
1 red onion, finely chopped
2 tomatoes, diced
1 cucumber, diced
1 bunch of parsley, chopped
6 tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper


6 tbsp Greek yogurt
6 tbsp harissa paste

Parsley one of the ingredients of the  Moroccan Sandwich Recipe



  1. Start by mixing the minced beef with onion, harissa, cumin, coriander, ginger and fresh coriander.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and knead well. Next, shape 20 balls out of the minced beef and refrigerate for a while.

  3. Mix tomatoes, onion, cucumber and parsley with olive oil and lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. 

  4. Fry meatballs in a pan with some olive oil. Heat up one Moroccan flat bread after another, cut them and coat the inside with 1 tbsp harissa paste and yogurt.

  5. Distribute meatballs and tomato salad on the Moroccan flat bread and serve.

  6. … and lastly - Enjoy the result of your first homemade Moroccan sandwich recipe!

Moroccan Sandwich ready to eat


© All photos via Patrick Rosenthal

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