Lamb and Fig Tagine

with Cauliflower Couscous

  • Paleo
  • Meat
  • Contains Nuts
  • Contains Dairy

This Moroccan spiced lamb stew fills the kitchen with the most fabulous aromas. The sweet figs fall apart and perfectly mix with the more savory sauce of the tagine.

Nutrition Per Portion

  • 990 Calories | 
  • 68.8g Carbohydrates | 
  • 68.9g Fat | 
  • 17.9g Fibre | 
  • 33.6g Protein | 
  • 44.2g Sugar
  • 0.0 min

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add the stock and stir to dissolve. When dissolved, remove from the heat and set aside.

  • 1.0 min

    Halve the orange and juice, reserving the correct amount.

  • 3.0 min

    Chop the fresh coriander, fresh mint and walnuts.

  • 7.0 min

    Peel and chop the onion and chop the eggplant.

  • 9.0 min

    Chop the fresh figs into wedges.

  • 10.0 min

    Finely chop the cauliflower into a couscous like texture (Alternatively, use a blender and pulse a few times until the cauliflower has a couscous like texture).

  • 12.5 min

    In a saucepan, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat.

  • 13.5 min

    Add the onion and sautee until translucent.

  • 16.0 min

    Add the lamb and sautee until browned.

  • 18.0 min

    Add the eggplant, tomato paste, barakat spice and stock to the lamb mixture and bring to the boil.

  • 20.0 min

    Lower the heat to allow the meat to simmer.

  • 21.0 min

    In frying pan, add the remaining oil and heat over high heat.

  • 22.0 min

    Add the cauliflower to the pan and sautee until lightly browned and cooked through.

  • 25.0 min

    Season the cauliflower with salt and pepper to taste, and stir through the golden raisins.

  • 26.5 min

    Stir through the orange juice and fresh figs through the lamb tagine.

  • 28.0 min

    Stir half of the mint and coriander through the cauliflower couscous and distribute among serving plates.

  • 29.0 min

    Serve the lamb tagine atop the cauliflower couscous.

  • 30.0 min

    Garnish with the walnuts and any remaining coriander and mint.

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  • Ingredients

    Cauliflower, finely chopped

    Orange, juiced


    Fresh Coriander, chopped

    Aubergine, small

    Red Onion, chopped

    Tomato Paste

    Walnuts, chopped

    Beef Stock

    Lamb Mince

    Golden Raisins

    Fresh Mint, chopped

    Olive Oil

    Baharat Spice

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