QUICK, EASY AND INCREDIBLY DELICIOUS RECIPES
from "VEGETARIAN FAST & FANCY"
The New Garden of Eating -- Leaner, Lighter & More Luscious
Tagine is, basically, a Moroccan stew that can be made with meat, chicken, vegetables, and any combination of these. This is a vegetable tagine that uses no fat, is sweetened with apples and currants and is deliciously spiced with turmeric and cumin.
1 can (1 pound) stewed tomatoes, chopped.
Do not drain.
2 onions, finely chopped
3 medium zucchini, scrubbed and sliced
2 apples, peeled, cored and grated
1/3 cup dried currants
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (16 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
salt and pepper to taste
In a covered Dutch oven casserole, simmer together all the ingredients for 20 minutes or until onions are tender. Remove cover and simmer for another 5 minutes, or until liquid is reduced to a sauce. Serve with Cous Cous with Raisins & Pine Nuts. Serves 6.
Cous Cous with Raisins & Pine Nuts:
1 1/3 cups water
salt to taste
1 cup precooked medium-grain cous cous
1 teaspoon butter
1/3 cup plumped yellow raisins. (Raisins can be plumped in boiling water for 5 minutes and thoroughly drained.)
1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
In a saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. In a steady stream, stir in the cous cous, cover pan and simmer mixture for 2 minutes, stirring every now and again. Stir in the butter, raisins and pine nuts and continue tossing and stirring to keep the grains separate. Serves 6.
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