Beef and Apricot Tagine

July 31st, 2013 § 0 comments

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— Beef and Apricot Tagine (serves 4) —

2 teaspoons turmeric

2 tablespoons paprika

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons olive oil

800g beef, cut into two inch chunks

2 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, very finely chopped

750ml beef stock

1 tablespoon honey

300g dried apricots

Some couscous

A handful coriander leaves, chopped

Some toasted almond flakes


Mix the turmeric, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, coriander, salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large bowl. Add the beef and toss well with the spices. Cover and marinade overnight in the fridge.

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large heavy-based pan over a medium heat, fry the beef until browned on all sides, transfer on a plate and set aside.

Add the onion to the pan and saute until softened. Add the garlic and saute for another 1 minute. Add the beef back to the pan and mix well.

Add the beef stock and honey to the pan, bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Add the apricots and simmer for another 1 hour or until the beef is tender.

Serve with couscous and sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves and almond flakes.

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