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Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 35 mins Slow Cook 8 hrs to 10 hrs  (low) or 4 to 5 hours (high)
Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb Tagine
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 - 2  pounds  boneless lamb shoulder or lamb stew meat
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground turmeric
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2  cups  coarsely chopped, peeled sweet potato
  • 2  medium  carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/3  cup  chopped roma tomato (1 medium)
  • 1/3  cup  pitted whole dates, quartered
  • 1/4  cup  pitted green olives, halved
  • 2  tablespoons  quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon  honey
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  chicken broth
  • 1  teaspoon  orange-flower water
  • 3  cups  hot cooked couscous
  •  Sliced almonds, toasted
Directions

1. Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. Place meat in a large bowl. In a small bowl combine salt, ginger, cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon. Sprinkle over meat; toss gently to coat.

2. Transfer meat to a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in sweet potato, carrots, onion, tomato, dates, olives, tapioca, lemon peel, lemon juice, honey, and garlic. Pour broth over mixture in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Stir in orange-flower water.

4. Serve in shallow bowls over hot cooked couscous. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts (Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb Tagine)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 368,
  • Fat, total (g) 8,
  • chol. (mg) 70,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 45,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 5,
  • sugar (g) 13,
  • pro. (g) 28,
  • vit. A (IU) 82,
  • vit. C (mg) 11,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 7,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 32,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 674,
  • Potassium (mg) 779,
  • calcium (mg) 71,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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