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Lamb tagine with apricots, pomegranate & mint

Lamb tagine with apricots, pomegranate & mint

These lamb steaks are seasoned with Ras El Hanout and slow cooked in stock until perfectly tender. The dish is finished beautifully with fresh pomegranate seeds and mint leaves. 

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  • Serves6
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook2 hrs
  • Total time2 hrs 15 mins

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  • 2 packs Waitrose 4 Welsh Lamb Leg Steaks
  • 2 tbsp Cooks' Ingredients Ras El Hanout
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • 30g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Large onions, finely sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 250ml lamb stock
  • 400g can essential Waitrose chopped tomatoes
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp orange blossom honey
  • 100g dried apricots, chopped
  • 110g pack pomegranate seeds
  • ½ x 25g pack mint, leaves stripped
  • 1 lemon, zested


  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C, gas mark 2. In a bowl, toss the lamb steaks with the ras el hanout, mint, and flour, and season generously.

  2. Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole dish and fry the meat over a high heat in batches to seal and brown. Remove from the dish with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  3. Add a little more oil to the dish if needed and fry the onions in the remaining flour and spice mix until golden and soft. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute. Return the lamb to the dish along with the stock, tomatoes, cinnamon stick and honey.

  4. Bring the tagine to the boil, cover with a lid and place in the oven to cook slowly for 2 hours, until the meat is tender. Half an hour before the end of cooking, stir in the apricots.

  5. Serve the tagine scattered with the pomegranate seeds, mint leaves and lemon zest.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,820kJ/ 435kcals



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