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Moroccan Cigars – Meat filled crispy wrappers

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A group of Youtubers got together and decided to put together a stellar roundup of dad friendly recipes for Father’s Day. Last year we put on a spectacular competition for Father’s day and pitted Father against Father in a friendly cooking competition. Each Father teamed up with their kid and made something edible for the judges using pre selected ingredients. You can watch that video here.

This year I decided to make something I know my father and my children’s father would love – a spiced ground meat filling inside a crispy wrapper, The Moroccan cigar. This is fairly simple to make and looks extra authentic when I use a icing bag and tip to pipe the filling to give it a cylindrical shape. These are best fried but you could brush it with oil and bake it.

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Moroccan Cigars – Meat filled crispy wrappers


  • Ingredients
  • 2 lbs ground meat
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 1/4 cup chopped Parsley
  • 3 tbsps chopped mint
  • 3 – 4 Spring onions
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 20 – 25, 8 x 8 Spring Roll wrappers
  • 1 extra beaten egg


  1. Process
  2. Mix all the ingredients together and add to a processor and process till a smoother paste
  3. Add to a piping bag
  4. Separate the Spring roll sheets and brush with egg wash
  5. Pipe the filling in a straight line roll over the wrapper and fold them inwards and roll like a cigar
  6. Add more egg at the end and seal
  7. Fry in hot oil