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Beef Tagine

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 https://winenutt.com.au



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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