Recipe πŸ˜‹ for Vegetable πŸ₯¦πŸŒ½πŸŒΆ Tagine ...

This recipe is called a tagine because it is redolent of the spicy Moroccan dished served in the traditional earthenware pots. This recipe for vegetable tagine is a simple version cooked in one pan on the stove but as soon as you lift the lid you’ll know it’s suffused with the heady aroma of North African spices. It’s a dish packed with nutritional value and a fabulously tasty way of getting your 5-a-day. Being so low in calories you can afford to indulge in the full authentic experience by eating some Moroccan flatbread or fluffy couscous with these delicious vegetables. Of course, if you have a Tagine, use it.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Energy: 246 calories per serving

Equipment:

1 Saucepan with lid
Sharp vegetable knife

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil
2 onions
Β½ tsp ground cinnamon
Β½ tsp ground coriander
Β½ tsp ground cumin
2 large zucchini
2 fresh tomatoes
400g can chickpeas
4 tbsp raisins
425ml vegetable stock
300g frozen peas
Fresh coriander, to serve

Directions:

Peel and chop the onion

Chop the zucchini into bite-size chunks

Chop the tomatoes into bite-size chunks (they can be de-skinned and de-seeded if you prefer)

Drain and rinse the chickpeas

Heat the oil in the pan

Fry the onions until soft

Stir in the spices

Add the zucchini, chickpeas, raisins, and tomatoes

Stir gently to mix well

Pour in the stock

Bring the mixture to the boil

Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes

Stir in the peas and cook for a further 5 minutes

Remove from the heat and sprinkle with some fresh chopped coriander to serve.

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