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17 Traditional Moroccan Soups

Tired of boring meals? These Moroccan soups are about to level up your meal rotation!

If you love Mediterranean fare, you’ll adore these recipes. They’re full of hearty vegetables and rich spices to make anyone’s tastebuds sing. 

Moroccan Lentil Soup Harira with Lemons and Meat
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And don’t worry, you won’t need to hunt down any unique ingredients to make these bone-warming soups. Most include simple pantry staples. 

There’s something here for everyone from vegans to vegetarians and meat-eaters. 

Fire up those spice racks, and let’s dive into some fantastic Moroccan soup recipes!

1. Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup (Harira)

This Moroccan lentil and chickpea soup has a little bit of everything.

The chickpeas and lentils boost protein and fiber, while bright spices lift those flavors out of the bowl. 

It’s smoky and sweet, and it goes great with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. 

2. Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bissara)

Fava beans are seriously underrated, but they take center stage in this Moroccan fava bean soup.

It’s decadently rich and creamy. It also has a nutty bite thanks to blended fava beans and split peas. 

Plus, it’s a simple soup to whip together and only requires seven pantry staples. My mouth waters just thinking about this soup. 

3. Moroccan Bean Stew (Loubia)

Think of loubia as Moroccan chili. It pairs white beans with a thick, flavorful tomato base that’s hard to resist. 

What’s great about this Moroccan bean stew is that it’s healthy, vegan, and explodes with bright spices. 

Even though it’s completely meat-free, the smoked paprika leans a meaty bite to this super-filling dinner dish. 

4. Moroccan Spiced Turkey Soup

Step aside, chicken noodle soup. This Moroccan spiced turkey soup checks all the boxes.

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It’s heart-healthy, thanks to using turkey instead of red meat, and includes a ton of veggies. 

The ingredient list is long. But most of the spices used in this savoy turkey soup are likely in your pantry right now. 

5. Moroccan Vegetable Soup

Growing tired of the same old vegetable soup every winter? It’s time to jazz up those veggies with some bright Moroccan spices!

This Moroccan vegetable soup includes all the classic veggies, like carrots, spinach, celery, potatoes, and chickpeas. 

It’s also full of spices such as cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, lemon, and red pepper flakes. It’s just delicious!

6. Moroccan Spiced Parsnip Soup

Don’t pass up this Moroccan parsnip soup! Parsnips have a sweet, licorice-like flavor that makes this dish a must-try.

It combines sweet parsnips with savory Moroccan flavors such as cumin, coconut milk, ras el hanout, and garlic. 

Blend it into a creamy soup, and be sure to add toppings. For added flavor and texture, try apples, walnuts, and spices. 

If parsnips are in season, you have to try this winter soup

7. Moroccan Meatball Couscous Soup

This recipe is like Italian wedding soup, Moroccan-style. Bright flavors are hiding in every square inch of this soup. 

The meatballs utilize savory Moroccan spices like coriander, thyme, chili powder, and cinnamon. 

On their own, these mini meatballs are pretty addictive. But adding them to a light chicken broth with tender couscous and mint is like heaven. 

8. Moroccan Chicken Lentil Soup

Give your tired chicken noodle soup recipe the night off, and try this Moroccan chicken lentil soup instead. 

It’s full of tender chunks of chicken in a light broth with lentils. There are also Moroccan spices like saffron, cinnamon, cumin, and hearty greens. 

It’s the perfect soup when you’re feeling a little under the weather. 

9. Spicy Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup

This spicy Moroccan sweet potato soup has a little of everything!

The sweet potatoes add a hearty bite and sweetness. They pair perfectly with the spicy kick of crushed red pepper flakes. 

With hearty Moroccan seasonings like harissa paste, cinnamon, and cumin, this soup is insanely bright and flavorful. 

Bonus points: it’s 100 percent vegan. 

10. Moroccan Pumpkin Tomato Soup 

If you want a great tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches, this Moroccan pumpkin tomato soup is a great choice!

Pairing pumpkins and tomatoes seems strange. But they work together to create a creamy and savory soup. 

To take those flavors over the top, garnish it with crumbled goat cheese for a pop of tang. 

11. Moroccan Carrot Soup

This Moroccan carrot soup is anything but boring. It brings a sweet flavor, plus, it’s super affordable.

The carrots pair perfectly with savory spices like thyme, cloves, ghee, ground sumac, and sesame seeds. 

It also includes cannellini beans for a hearty protein kick.

12. Moroccan Fish Stew

This Moroccan fish stew is light and flavorful and goes great with a crusty baguette. 

It’s full of shrimp, cod, clams, and scallops. They swim in a light, brothy soup infused with rich Moroccan spices. 

There are also plenty of veggies in this soup! It includes squash and zucchini for an added pop of earthiness.

13. Moroccan Stuffed Pepper Soup

Looking for something hearty and delicious? You only need one bowl of this fantastic Moroccan stuffed pepper soup to keep you from snacking.

It’s a classic stuffed pepper soup with ground beef, bell pepper, and white rice. Only this time around, it also has a punch of Moroccan spices. 

It has fire-roasted tomatoes, passata, ras el hanout, and a dash of honey.

This soup is hearty, smoky, and a little sweet. It’s so tasty!

14. Moroccan Harissa Cauliflower Soup

If you love coming home to a delicious soup made by your handy dandy Crockpot, keep reading!

What I love most about this vegetarian harissa cauliflower soup is that it’s low on ingredients. Plus, it’s so easy. 

It features fresh cauliflower with tasty additions like almond, harissa, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, and chili pasta. 

Dump it into the Crockpot, and come home from a long day to this fantastic soup. 

15. Moroccan Tomato Soup

This simple and flavorful Moroccan tomato soup is the perfect accompaniment grilled cheese. 

It incorporates bright spices like thyme, smoked paprika, harissa sauce, honey, and coconut milk. 

It’s creamy, savory, spiky, and a little sweet. It’ll give grandma’s tomato soup a run for its money!

16. Moroccan Semolina Soup

In Morocco, this semolina soup is a classic breakfast porridge. 

With a punch of carbs, it’s a great way to get your morning started on a hearty, flavorful note. But it makes a great dinner dish, too!

The semolina creates a thick base with bold Moroccan spices like turmeric, garlic, and cilantro. You’ll love it!

17. Moroccan Lentil Quinoa Soup

This fantastic Moroccan lentil quinoa soup is the ultimate healthy dinner that doesn’t taste like healthy food. 

The hearty lentil and quinoa base delivers a punch of nutrition. And the spicy Moroccan seasoning takes this simple soup over the flavor edge. 

Pair this with fresh ingredients like thinly-sliced radishes, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, and a slice of crusty bread.

17 Traditional Moroccan Soups

These Moroccan soups are so full of flavor and spice! From lentil and chickpea to turkey to vegetable, these bowls are irresistible.


  • Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup (Harira)

  • Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bissara)

  • Moroccan Bean Stew (Loubia)

  • Moroccan Spiced Turkey Soup

  • Moroccan Vegetable Soup

  • Moroccan Spiced Parsnip Soup

  • Moroccan Meatball Couscous Soup

  • Moroccan Chicken Lentil Soup

  • Spicy Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup

  • Moroccan Pumpkin Tomato Soup

  • Moroccan Carrot Soup

  • Moroccan Fish Stew

  • Moroccan Stuffed Pepper Soup

  • Moroccan Harissa Cauliflower Soup

  • Moroccan Tomato Soup

  • Moroccan Semolina Soup

  • Moroccan Lentil Quinoa Soup


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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