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Moroccan Tagine

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

Fancy a delicious homemade Moroccan tagine? This vegetarian tagine recipe is easy to cook with low cost ingredients – Moroccan food is super tasty and this dish is a always big hit on the menu at The Happy Pear. Super tasty Moroccan recipe is a quick and easy dinner. It’s a great low fat and low calorie option that takes just 40 minutes to make. This recipe is highly nourishing and is bursting with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Definitely worth a try!

The Happy Pear Moroccan Tagine

 1 aubergine
 4 cloves of garlic
 1 red onion
 1 red pepper
 1 yellow pepper
 2 carrots
 7 tbsp water
 5 tbsp tamari
 1 tsp paprika
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp ground black pepper
 2 tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 2 tsp ground cinnamon
 1 tsp ground ginger
 pinch of cayenne pepper
 juice of 1/2 a lemon
 8 pitted dates
 1 g tin of chickpeas
 2 g tins of chopped tomatoes
 bunch of fresh coriander
Optional toppings:
 flaked almonds

Chop the aubergine into small bite-size pieces. Peel and finely chop the garlic and the onion. Deseed and chop the peppers and finely slice the carrots. Mix the water with tamari.


Put tamari mix into a large pot along with the aubergine, garlic, onion and paprika. Cook on a medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring regularly, until aubergines are nicely softened


Add the peppers and carrots to a pan along with the salt and black pepper, cumin, smoked paprika, cinnamon, ground ginger and the pinch of cayenne pepper. Stir everything well and cook for another 5 minutes


Finely chop the dates and drain and rinse the chickpeas. Add the dates to the pan along with the chickpeas and chopped tomatoes and mix well


Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and cook for a further 15020 minutes, until the carrots are cooked through


Chop the fresh coriander and garnish each serving with these


If you like, top with almonds, harissa and slices of avocado!