Vegetable Tagine with Moroccan Grains - Whitworths - Whitworths
  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • Makes 4

Vegetable Tagine with Moroccan Grains

  • 2 pouches Whitworths Protein by Nature Moroccan Grains
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 aubergines, chopped into 1 inch squares
  • 2 large red onion cut into wedges and layers separated
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 tsp ras al hanout spice mix (alternatively use garam masala)
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 x 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 200ml vegetable stock
  • 1 x 400g tinned chickpeas (do not drain)
  • 2 preserved lemons
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron (optional)
  • 8 dried apricots chopped
  • 20g fresh parsley, chopped


  • To make the tagine, heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat and add in the chopped Carrots and cook for 5 minutes before adding in the aubergine, red onion, garlic, ginger, ras al hanout, cumin seeds, cinnamon and black pepper. Cook for a further 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in the chopped tomatoes, stock, chickpeas with its water, persevered lemons and saffron. Mix thoroughly before reducing the heat to low, covering and allowing to simmer for 20 - 25 minutes.
  • Once the Tagine has simmered and reduced, stir in the apricots and chopped parsley.
  • Cook the Whitworths Protein by Nature Moroccan Grains as per back of pack instructions and spoon into a serving bowl and serve alongside the Tagine.
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