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Cherry and Lamb Tagine

Cherry and Lamb Tagine



  1. Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or 5-quart heavy pot over moderately high heat.
  2. Add the onion and lamb, and brown the lamb.
  3. Stir in the garlic, sweet potatoes, red pepper, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, salt and black pepper.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the chickpeas and cherries and continue simmering until the lamb and sweet potatoes are tender and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Sprinkle the tagine with cilantro and serve with couscous.

Recipe courtesy of Powered by Red Contest Winner (Student) - Paige Adams, Kendall College – Chicago, Ilinois.

Recipe and photo credit: Cherry Marketing Institute.


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