Lamb with apricots

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Lamb with apricots
A Middle Eastern tagine served with couscous and herbs.
 

4 tbsp olive oil

500g stewing lamb pieces

2 onions, thinly sliced

2 garlic clove, chopped

2 tbsp chopped ginger

¼ tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp allspice

¼ tsp paprika

2 tbsp tomato purée

10 soft dried apricots, halved

600ml vegetable or chicken stock

Cooked couscous, fresh mint leaves, and lemon wedges, to serve

In a medium-sized pan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil.

Season the meat with salt and pepper then fry quickly until browned but not overly cooked.

Remove from the pan and add the remaining oil.

Add the onion, garlic and ginger.

Cook for 5 minutes until soft, then add the spices, tomato purée, apricots and stock, and return the lamb to the pan.

Simmer gently for 25 minutes.Season to taste if needed.

Serve with couscous, mint or coriander leaves, and lemon wedges.

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
35 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Lamb, Grains, Spice, Stock/Broth

Recipe Type
Dinner, Stew

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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