Quick Carrot and Coriander Tagine

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    23mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    206

All the deep, rich flavours you’d expect from a tagine without the hours of cooking it usually takes to make one. This vegetarian version combines sweet carrots and apricots in a richly spiced sauce. Serve with couscous for a quick and hearty meal.

recipe updated 3 Dec 2018

Ingredients

  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    875g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    9g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Ras el hanout icon
    Ras el hanout
    10g
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    2g
  • Saffron threads icon
    Saffron threads
    0g
  • Dried apricots icon
    Dried apricots
    84g
  • Preserved lemon icon
    Preserved lemon
    None
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    400ml
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    14g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside carrot: sliced
  2. Prep and set aside ginger: peeled & finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside garlic clove: sliced
  4. Prep and set aside dried apricots: sliced
  5. Prep and set aside preserved lemon: coarsely chopped
  6. Prep and set aside coriander: chopped
  7. Heat a clean saucepan - medium heat
  8. Add olive oil
  9. Add prepared carrot
  10. Add prepared ginger
  11. Add prepared garlic clove
  12. Cook until softened - medium heat
  13. Add ras el hanout
  14. Add ground coriander
  15. Add saffron threads
  16. Add prepared dried apricots
  17. Stir - approx 1 min
  18. Add prepared preserved lemon
  19. Add hot vegetable stock
  20. Cover
  21. Simmer until tender - 10 min
  22. Ladle carrots into 4 large serving bowls
  23. Garnish with prepared coriander
  24. Serve
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