Recipe: Beef Tagine
2 lbs. of Beef (cubed)
Fresh figs (@4)
1 sweet onion sliced
4 to 6 shallots or Pearl onions (whole - or cut in half)
4 Mediterranean green squash (or zucchini) sliced lengthwise
2 Medium tomatoes; chopped
1 cup Cilantro and Parsley; finely chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 TBSP Argan Oil and 2 TBSP Vegetable Oil (up to 2/3 cup of oil)
2 Heaping TBSP Ras El Hanout Spice Blend Salt to taste
(we recommend Malha Heeya - Primordial Mineral Salt)
Gently warm up your cooking tagine on low heat for approx. 2 minutes.
Increase heat to Medium if using stove top.
Add up to 2/3 cup of cooking oil or mixed Argan and vegetable oil.
(you will appreciate the nutty favor of the argan oil)
Place the meat on the warm oil and season with some salt.
Add minced Garlic.
Cover and let it sear for 5 min.
Add Onions 1 heaping TBSP of Ras El Hanout Spice Mix and salt. Add shallots,
zucchini, and Figs forming a pyramid. Top the Tagine veggies with Cilantro, Parsley
and Tomatoes. Add another 1 TBSP (remaining) Ras El Hanout Spice. Cover and let
it cook for Approx. 30 min or until veggies are soft and fully cooked.Serve the
Tagine warm with Moroccan bread, Pita bread, or French Baguettes.