Tagine is a traditional North African spiced stew. In this recipe dates and honey add a hint of natural sweetness to this savoury dish.

Tagine with dates and honey
Makes:  6
Fresh from the garden:  carrot, coriander, onion, parsley, pumpkin, sweet potato
Season:  All


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What to do

  • 1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

  • 2. Heat the oil in the large, wide-based pot or tagine.

  • 3. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.

  • 4. Add the carrot, pumpkin, sweet potato, tomato paste, ginger, turmeric and cinnamon quills. Stir to combine.

  • 5. Pour in the vegetable stock to cover the vegetables. Bring to a simmer.

  • 6. Cover and cook gently for 20 minutes.

  • 7. Add the chickpeas, apricots, dates and honey.

  • 8. Add salt and pepper to taste, then simmer for another 10 minutes, until the vegetables are tender and the mixture is thick and soupy.

  • 9. Serve in the tagine sprinkled with parsley and coriander.

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