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Fragrant beef tagine

6 people • preparation : 50 min • cooking: 1h10 • 569 kcal/pp

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  • 700 g of beef stew
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 courgette
  • 200 g of chickpeas
  • 1 tsp. tomato puree
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • Herbs : 5 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 sprig of thyme, ½ c. ginger powder, 1 c. coriander
  • Salt and pepper

For the couscous :

  • 300 g couscous flour
  • Herbes : ½ c. chopped fresh parsley, ½ c. chopped fresh cilantro, a pinch of celery salt
  • Pepper

Before preparing

  • Cut the onions into pieces
  • Cut the carrots into 1 cm thick slices
  • Cut the courgette into cubes 5 cm long


  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Roast the stew from all sides.
  • Add tomato puree, ginger powder, coriander and cloves and mix thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Link with 4 cups of water and bring to boil. Simmer for 50 minutes over very low heat.
  • Drain the chickpeas and mix with the meat. Arrange the sliced carrots, diced courgette, cinnamon and thyme on top. Cover again and simmer for 1 h 10 min more. If necessary, add a little water.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the couscous. Bring 4 cups water to a boil and season with pepper and celery salt. Remove from heat when the water is boiling and place the flour couscous. Cover and cook the couscous 7 min. Stir with a fork and add the parsley and cilantro.

To finish

Serve the tagine with couscous. Pour the liquid over the couscous.