Friday, March 11, 2011

Vegetable tagine with apricots recipe


The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Vegetable tagine with apricots Recipe. Enjoy quick & easy Moroccan recipes and learn how to make Vegetable tagine with apricots.

This vegetarian tagine is full of healthy goodness. Not only is it low-GI, low-fat and diabetes-friendly, with its subtle blend of dates, apricots and spices, it tastes great too!

Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 25 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

2 tsp olive oil
1 brown onion, halved, cut into wedges
2 carrots, peeled, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp ground paprika
1 x 7cm cinnamon stick
Large pinch of saffron threads
375ml (1 1/2 cups) vegetable stock
650g butternut pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, coarsely chopped
250g green beans, topped, cut into 6cm lengths
100g dried Turkish apricots
100g fresh dates, halved, pitted
1 x 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves
Greek-style natural yoghurt, to serve

Method

1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the carrot, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, paprika, cinnamon and saffron and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until aromatic.

2. Add stock and bring to the boil. Add the pumpkin, beans and apricots. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender. Add dates, chickpeas and lemon rind and stir to combine.

3. Spoon among serving bowls and top with coriander. Serve with yoghurt.

Source
Good Taste - June 2006, Page 68
Recipe by Gemma Purcell

More Moroccan Tagine Recipes:

Chicken tagine with couscous
Fast chicken tagine
Moroccan Tagine
Easy fish tagine recipe
Moroccan Duck Tagine
Moroccan Chicken Tagine

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