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Pepper, date and harissa tagine in a serving bowl

Pepper, date and harissa tagine

Published: June 17, 2020 at 10:37 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

This tagine makes a feature of meltingly soft peppers, but you could add any summery veg to the base sauce – chunks of squash or courgette would be good

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal225
fat2.1g
saturates0.6g
carbs40g
sugars37.9g
fibre9.1g
protein6.9g
salt0.7g
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Try our vegetable tagine, then check out our chicken tagine, fish tagine and Moroccan tagine.

For more veggie options, check out our vegetarian tagine, vegetarian stewvegetarian casserole and other vegetarian recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 sticks celery, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 vegetable stock cube, crumbled
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes, strained over a bowl to catch the juices
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp harissa (rose harissa if you can find it)
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 peppers (a mix of red, yellow and orange), cut into chunks
  • 150g pitted dates, cut into thirds

CRUNCHY SALAD

  • 1 bulb shredded fennel, or 1 sliced cucumber
  • 150g natural yogurt
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • a small handful mint, chopped

TO SERVE

  • parsley, mint or coriander, to serve
  • couscous, flatbreads and hummus

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the slow cooker to high. Put in the onions, celery, garlic, stock cube and turmeric with 600ml of just-boiled water. Pour in the tomato juice and cook for 1 hour

  • STEP 2

    Pour in the strained tomatoes. Stir in the lemon juice, harissa, honey, coriander and cinnamon with 1/2 tsp of salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper. Mix in the pepper chunks and dates, put the lid back on and cook for another 2 hours or until the peppers are soft.

  • STEP 3

    Toss together the salad ingredients and season really well.

  • STEP 4

    Ladle the tagine into bowls and scatter with the lemon zest and herbs. Serve with the salad, couscous, flatbreads and spoonfuls of hummus.

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