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Quick Moroccan Tagine

Serve this spice-laced North African stew over bulgur, couscous, or rice.

Ingredients: 

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Spice Blend

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2 tsp. ground cumin
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1 ½ tsp. sweet or smoked paprika
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1 tsp. ground ginger
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½ tsp. ground turmeric
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¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

Ingredient Set Name: 

Tagine

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2 Tbs. olive oil
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1 large leek, cut into 1-inch-thick rounds
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1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch triangles
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4 medium potatoes, peeled and halved
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1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (or 1 15-oz. can, rinsed and drained)
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2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
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8 dried apricots, quartered
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½ cup dry-cured black olives, optional
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¼ cup chopped cilantro

Instructions: 

1. To make Spice Blend: Combine all ingredients in small bowl.
2. To make Tagine: Heat oil in pot over medium-high heat. Add leek and bell pepper; sauté 3 minutes. Add potatoes, chickpeas, garlic, and Spice Blend; cook 30 seconds. Stir in apricots, olives (if using), and 2 cups water; season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Serve sprinkled with cilantro.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
263
Protein: 
8 g
Total Fat: 
6 g
Saturated Fat: 
1 g
Carbohydrates: 
46 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
145 mg
Fiber: 
8 g
Sugar: 
10 g
Yield: 
Serves 6

Comments on this Recipe

i added zucchini to this recipe and it was delicious!

bulgar and couscous are not gluten free