Exotic Moroccan Tagine Recipes

Exotic Moroccan Tagine Recipes

Transport yourself to the bustling markets of Marrakech with our Exotic Moroccan Tagine Recipes. Immerse in the rich flavors and aromatic spices that define traditional Moroccan cuisine. These tagine recipes promise an unforgettable gastronomic journey through Morocco, right in the comfort of your home.


  • 2 lbs boneless lamb, cubed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp saffron threads, soaked in 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Heat the olive oil in a tagine or heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onions and garlic, sautéing until translucent.
  3. Stir in the lamb cubes, browning them on all sides.
  4. Add the cumin, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, saffron (with water), and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the lamb is tender.
  6. Stir in the dried apricots and olives, cooking for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  7. Serve the tagine hot, garnished with fresh cilantro, alongside couscous or crusty bread.

Total time: 2.5 hours

Serves 4

Indulge in the flavors of Morocco with this delightful Exotic Moroccan Tagine. Succulent lamb, infused with a blend of spices, apricots, and olives, transports your taste buds to a North African adventure.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 450, Fat 20g, Carbohydrates 30g, Protein 35g

Embark on a culinary voyage through the exotic alleys of Morocco with our Exotic Moroccan Tagine Recipes. Let the essence of North Africa unfold in your kitchen as you prepare and savor these aromatic and flavorful dishes. Immerse yourself in the richness of Moroccan cuisine and let each bite take you on a journey of taste and tradition.

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