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    Couscous Stews

    A star of North African cuisine, these casual dishes express their rich cultural origins in three delicious versions.

  • moroccan lamb with seven vegetables
    Recipe

    Moroccan Lamb and Seven-Vegetable Couscous

    This traditional dish is served as the centerpiece of every festive and celebratory meal in North African communities around the world, from weddings to funerals, for the feast of the…

  • chicken couscous
    Recipe

    Chicken Couscous with Dried Fruit

    Dried fruit and nuts are found in many North African dishes. What I love about this simple yet flavorful dish is that the naturally sweet dried fruits take center stage…

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    Couscous Tfaya with Caramelized Onions, Raisins, and Spices

    Tfaya, a delicious, sweet-and-savory vegetarian dish, is a specialty of Morocco and is served over couscous. If you make the stew ahead or have leftovers, add up to 1/4 cup…

  • African peanut soup
    Recipe

    Spicy West African Peanut Soup

    This hearty vegetarian soup boasts a rich, creamy broth highlighted by floral ginger, earthy peanuts, and spicy chiles.

  • Peanut Chile Chicken Skillet
    Recipe

    Crispy Peanut-Chile Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

    Peanut butter and chicken is one of the best combinations, bar none. A friend introduced me to it in her Ghanaian groundnut stew—which is chicken slow-cooked with peppers, peanut butter,…

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