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Slow Cooked Lamb Tagine

The Best Lamb Tagine Recipe

4 - 6

Serves

30 mins

Prep Time

6 hrs

Cook Time

Roz McIntosh

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Roz McIntosh

This delicious lamb leg recipe is inspired by the traditional Moroccan tagine, or slow-cooked stew. Cooked in a roasting tray with chickpeas, tomato, lemons, and harissa, this tagine delivers succulently tender meat and a rich and spicy sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Greenlea Butcher Shop.

This delicious lamb leg recipe is inspired by the traditional Moroccan tagine, or slow-cooked stew. Cooked in a roasting tray with chickpeas, tomato, lemons, and harissa, this tagine delivers succulently tender meat and a rich and spicy sauce.

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High Iron

Low Sodium

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Lamb,

Casserole/Slow,

Dinner,

National Lamb Day,

Ingredients

Tagine

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1.2kg Quality Mark lamb leg

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1 litre Beef bone broth

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or chicken bone broth

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500g chickpeas

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soaked overnight in water and then drained

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2 preserved lemon

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275ml jar harissa paste

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2 x 400g cans cherry tomatoes

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Method

To Make Tagine

1

Drain the chickpeas and pour into a 30cm X 40cm roasting tray.

2

Cut the lemons into quarters, scrape away the white flesh, chop the rind and add to the tray.

3

Pour in the tins of tomatoes.

4

Make incisions across the lamb and rub generously with the Harissa paste, getting into all the crevices.

5

Pour the remaining jar of Harissa into the tray and mix well.

6

Sit the lamb in the tray and pour in the Restore broth, cover tightly with tin foil and place into a cold oven.

7

Turn the temperature to 160ºC and leave the lamb there for 6 hours, or until the chickpeas are cooked through and the lamb is pullable. (Check the moisture level after 3 hours and add a splash of water if the sauce is looking a little dry.)

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For the last 20 minutes of cooking, remove the tin foil, increase the temperature to 220ºC and blast with heat to crisp up the lamb and char the tomatoes.

9

Check the seasoning before serving and pull the lamb apart using two forks.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (210g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1420 (339)kJ

Protein

24g

Total Fat

18g

Saturated Fat

6.7g

Carbs

19.5g

Sugars

18.8g

Sodium

133mg

Iron*

2.3mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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