Beef Tagine

We might not be able to travel at the moment but we can take a journey with our food. This Moroccan dish is made with a Ras El Hanout spice mix. Every spice shop in Morocco prides them-self with their own special blend. Some of these spice blends have over 30 different herbs and spices. A great recipe where you can play with the base spices to create your own special blend.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Moroccan
Servings 4 serves
Calories 593 kcal


Ras El Hanout Spice Mix

  • 4 tsp Smokey Paprika
  • 4 Ground Cloves
  • 1.5 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1.5 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 0.5 tsp Black Pepper
  • 0.5 tsp Cinnamon
  • 0.5 tsp Nutmeg

Tagine Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Diced Onion
  • 600 gms Diced Beef
  • 1 tin Crushed Tomatos
  • 5 Potatoes
  • 10 Dried Apricots Diced you can replace with dates, prunes or sultanas
  • 1 Cup Beef Stock
  • 1 Cup Water


  • Mix your spices and coat the meat.
  • Add the oil to a heavy based saucepan and sweat your onions on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the beef to brown.
  • Add remaining ingredients and simmer with the lid on for approximately an 1.5 hours checking occasionally. Add more water if required.
  • When your beef is falling apart remove from the heat and serve with cous cous or rice. Don't forget your glass of Henry Holmes Barossa Shiraz from



Depending on your cut of meat you may need to cook longer that 1.5 hours until you meet is tender.


Serving: 250gCalories: 593kcalCarbohydrates: 73gProtein: 43gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 363mgPotassium: 2395mgFiber: 11gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 1927IUVitamin C: 64mgCalcium: 127mgIron: 8mg
Keyword Beef, Meat, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal
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