Easy lamb tagine
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make and 50 minutes-1 hour to cook

This easy Moroccan lamb tagine is a great recipe for using up storecupboard spices – cumin, ginger, coriander and cinnamon. It’s low in calories too.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
306kcals
Fat
17.1g (4.4g saturated)
Protein
25.9g
Carbohydrates
16.1g (13.7g sugar)
Salt
0.6g
Calories
306kcals
Fat
17.1g (4.4g saturated)
Protein
25.9g
Carbohydrates
16.1g (13.7g sugar)
Salt
0.6g

Ingredients

  • 400g lamb leg steaks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 200ml chicken stock (we like Knorr)
  • 100g pitted prunes
  • 1 tbsp ground almonds
  • A handful chopped fresh coriander

Method

  1. Brown 400g lamb leg steaks, cubed, in 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan. Set aside. Add 1 onion, sliced, and 2 garlic cloves, chopped, to the pan and fry for 5 minutes.
  2. Add 2 tsp each ground coriander and cumin, 1 tsp ground ginger and a pinch of cinnamon, and fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the lamb and a 400g can chopped tomatoes and 200ml chicken stock. Add 100g pitted prunes, chopped. Simmer for 40-45 minutes.
  4. Stir in 1 tbsp ground almonds and a handful chopped fresh coriander. Serve with herby couscous.

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