Moroccan Tomato Sauce

Moroccan Tomato Sauce

This fresh tomato sauce accompanies lamb throughout Morocco. Serve this with Moroccan Lamb Shoulder with Tomatoes and Peppers.

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Moroccan Tomato Sauce

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups


  • ½ small sweet onion
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons hot paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Coarse salt (sea or kosher) and pepper to taste

Recipe Steps

1: Grate the onion into a mixing bowl on the coarse side of a box grater. Cut the tomatoes in half widthwise and wring out the seeds. Grate the tomatoes into the bowl. Stir in the paprika, cumin, parsley, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. The sauce should be highly seasoned. The sauce is best made shortly before serving.

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