Video: Top 10 Traditional Tunisian Dishes You Must Try

Tunisian cuisine is a unique blend of Mediterranean and North African flavors. From couscous to brik, here are ten traditional Tunisian dishes you won't want to miss.

1. Couscous


A staple in Tunisian cuisine, couscous is a dish made of steamed semolina grains served with vegetables, meat, and a flavorful broth.

2. Brik


A crispy fried pastry filled with egg, tuna, cheese, or meat and served with harissa sauce.

3. Lablabi


A popular breakfast dish made from chickpeas, bread, garlic, and spices.

4. Tajine


A slow-cooked stew made with meat, vegetables, and spices, often served with couscous.

5. Ojja


A spicy tomato and egg dish often served for breakfast or brunch.

6. Makroudh


A sweet pastry made with semolina dough, filled with dates and fried.

7. Chorba


A hearty soup made with meat, vegetables, and chickpeas.

8. Mloukhiya


A stew made from the leaves of the jute plant, served with meat and rice.

9. Zlebia


A sweet fried doughnut-like pastry often served during Ramadan.

10. Merguez


A spicy sausage made from lamb or beef, often served on its own or in sandwiches.