Eat clean lamb tagine

Normally the recipes I experiment with focus on quickness as let’s face it no one wants to be slaving in the kitchen for hours. The only exception to this rule is when my slow cooker makes an appearance which on average is about once a week. Lamb tagine is a perfect one pot, slow cooker meal.

 

Lamb tagine
Lamb tagine
 
Ingredients 

  • 600g diced lamb (I use shoulder for tagine)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • A few strands of saffron
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 350g chopped sweet potato
  • 1 pint of organic stock (chicken or beef)
  • 125g chopped dried apricots
  • 225g of organic chickpeas 
  • Salt and pepper to season 

Cooking method

  • Turn the slower cooker onto its highest setting 
  • Place the stock and saffron into the slow cooker and leave to infuse for 15 minutes
  • Heat the coconut oil in a pan add the garlic and brown the diced lamb and onion for approximately 10 minutes
  • Add the lamb and onions to the stock in the slow cooker also adding the cinnamon stick and cumin
  • Next add the sweet potato, chick peas and apricots 
  • Season with salt and pepper and leave to cook for 5-7 hours
  • Serve with couscous or quinoa.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 5-7 hours

Serves 4

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