Moroccan Lamb Tagine
Recipe from Diabetic Living


Moroccan Lamb Tagine

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Servings: 6
Serving size: 1  cup lamb mixture with 1/3 cup couscous
Prep Time: 40 mins
Related Categories: Lamb, Slow Cooker
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Ingredients
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground ginger
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground turmeric
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 - 2   pounds 
    boneless lamb shoulder or lamb stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    coarsely chopped, peeled sweet potato
  • 1   
    medium plum tomato, chopped
  • 2   
    medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4  cup 
    pitted dates, quartered
  • 1/4  cup 
    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  ounce can 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2   cups 
    hot cooked whole wheat couscous
  • 1/4  cup 
    toasted sliced almonds
Directions
1.
In a large bowl, combine ginger, cumin, salt, turmeric, and cinnamon. Add lamb to bowl; toss to coat in spices.
2.
In a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place lamb, sweet potato, tomato, carrots, onion, dates, olives, tapioca, lemon peel, lemon juice, honey, and garlic. Pour broth over all.
3.
Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
4.
Serve over couscous and top with almonds.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 343, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 69, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 40, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 6, sugar (g) 12, pro. (g) 28, vit. A (IU) 81.15, vit. C (mg) 7.68, Thiamin (mg) 0.13, Riboflavin (mg) 0.33, Niacin (mg) 6.32, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.41, Folate (µg) 16.13, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 2.62, sodium (mg) 562, Potassium (mg) 711, calcium (mg) 70.68, iron (mg) 3.06, Vegetables () 0.5, Starch () 2.5, Lean Meat () 3, Carb Choice () 2.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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