A tagine is a Moroccan stew that is named after the earthenware dish it is cooked in. We use a slow cooker for this tasty version, which features lamb, sweet potatoes, dates and olives. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, combine ginger, cumin, salt, turmeric and cinnamon. Add lamb to bowl; toss to coat in spices.

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  • In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place lamb, sweet potato, tomato, carrots, onion, dates, olives, tapioca, lemon peel, lemon juice, honey and garlic (see Tip). Pour broth over all.

  • Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  • Serve over couscous and top with almonds.

Tips

Tips: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

343 calories; total fat 8.5g 13% DV; saturated fat 2.3g; cholesterol 69mg 23% DV; sodium 562mg 22% DV; potassium 711mg 20% DV; carbohydrates 39.5g 13% DV; fiber 5.8g 23% DV; sugar 12g; protein 28.4g 57% DV; exchange other carbs 3; vitamin a iu 8327IU; vitamin c 8mg; folate 17mcg; calcium 67mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 54mg.