Confis Tomatoes

Mid-August, vacation time… We will travel with the taste: while sitting at the table you’ll enjoy the colorful cuisine of Morocco. Today we’re presenting a traditional meze: confis tomatoes with honey, sesame seeds and a mild spice mix 🙂 .

pomodori confisThe meze are typical starters of Moroccan cuisine, served on the table in a myriad of small bowls and accompanied by fragrant loaves still warm.

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Confis tomatoes

Cuisine Egg free, Gluten free, Lactose free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Difficulty Easy


  • 500 g of tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 0.5 cm of fresh ginger
  • 2-3 saffron threads
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • the tip of a teaspoon of red pepper we recommend Pili pili
  • salt


  1. Peel the tomatoes and cut into cubes.
  2. Put them in a pan on high heat, a little salt and then add the spices and honey.
  3. After 10 minutes, add the sesame seeds. Sesame makes the dish more salty, so do not overdo the salt.
  4. Continue cooking for about 5 minutes, until the sauce will thicken, serve hot.



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