Quick Lamb Tagine
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Quick Lamb Tagine

By hayleylongdin (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A quick and simple recipe using a range of store-cupboard essentials.


  • 350g lamb fillet, sliced
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 410g can prunes, drained and stoned
  • 250g cous cous
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Ras el Hanout or Moroccan Spice Blend
  • 400ml boiling water
  • Juice and rind of a lemon
  • 1 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • Pinch of salt


  • STEP 1
    Heat one Tbsp of oil in a large pan. Add the lamb and stir-fry for three minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Add the spice blend to the lamb and fry for a further minute.
  • STEP 3
    Add the tomatoes, bring the pan to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes, or until the lamb is tender.
  • STEP 4
    Stir in the prunes and simmer for a further five minutes
  • STEP 5
    Meanwhile, prepare the cous cous by placing in a large heatproof bowl with the boiling water and one Tbsp of oil.
  • STEP 6
    Cover with cling film and allow the cous cous to stand for five minutes.
  • STEP 7
    Remove cling film and then add lemon rind and juice, mint and salt. Fork through the cous cous and serve immediately with the lamb.
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