This traditional Moroccan recipe for stuffed spleen is regarded as a delicacy by Moroccan offal lovers. A tasty filling of seasoned ground beef or lamb is mixed with rice and stuffed into a calf spleen, which is then roasted and served by the slice. Leftovers can be frozen for later serving.
Step-by-step photos showing how to make Moroccan stuffed spleen with a seasoned ground beef (kefta), rice and egg mixture. Serve right out of the oven, or allow to cool then wrap and freeze individual slices for later serving.
Your family will love this classic Moroccan recipe for meatballs (kefta mkaouara) cooked in homemade tomato sauce. Poached eggs are a traditional but optional addition, and you can heat things up with a little cayenne pepper or whole chili pepper.
Petite meatballs seasoned with Moroccan spices are poached in a saffron-infused butter sauce. A little lemon juice adds a bit of complementary tangy flavor.
The mention of kefta (ground or minced meat) always bring deep memories of mine to the surface. All of them are related to my father who …
Kefta is the Moroccan Arabic term for ground meat or minced meat, with or without classic Moroccan seasoning that includes at a minimum paprika, cumin, …