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Vegetarian Tagine Recipe

1 hour 15 minutes Cook
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Tagine is a traditional North African stew made with meat, vegetables, and spices. In this vegetarian version of tagine, we replace the meat with chickpeas and use a variety of vegetables to create a delicious and hearty stew that is perfect for a cold winter day. The use of spices like cumin, coriander, and cinnamon add a warming touch to this dish that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished.

Vegetarian Tagine

Vegetarian Tagine

This vegetarian tagine recipe is a delicious and flavorful stew made with chickpeas and a variety of vegetables. The use of warming spices like cumin, coriander, and cinnamon make this dish perfect for a chilly winter day. Serve with couscous or bread for a satisfying and nourishing meal.
prep time
20 minutes
cooking time
1 hour 15 minutes
total time
1 hour 35 minutes


  • Large tagine or heavy-bottomed pot with lid

  • Cutting board

  • Knife


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

  • 1 tsp. ground coriander

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. paprika

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 2 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped

  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 1 zucchini, chopped

  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish


Heat the olive oil in a large tagine or pot over medium heat.
Add the chopped onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add the cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and paprika and cook for another minute.
Add the chickpeas and vegetable broth and bring to a simmer.
Add the sweet potato, carrot, red bell pepper, zucchini, diced tomatoes, and dried apricots.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cover the tagine or pot and simmer for 1 hour, or until the vegetables are tender.
Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro and serve hot with couscous or bread.


If you don't have a tagine, you can use a heavy-bottomed pot with a lid. You can substitute other vegetables as desired, such as eggplant or butternut squash. If you don't have dried apricots, you can use raisins or dates.
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