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Vegetable, Olive and Caramelised Onion Tagine

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I saw this recipe Lamb, olive and caramelised onion tagine on Nigella express on Discovery Travel and living. I am a vegetarian and often like to replace meat/sea food with vegetables in interesting recipes. When i saw this recipe i was eager to try it out. Here is my version of Vegetable, olive and caramelised onion tagine


Serves: 2

  • 1000 millilitres mixed vegetables (like zucchini, broccoli, spring onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, baby corn - chopped into bite-sized pieces)
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • 125 millilitres pitted black olives (drained)
  • 250 millilitres sweet onion confit (either from a jar or freshly made)
  • 2 tablespoons capers (drained)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ground ginger
  • 500 millilitres red wine
  • 1 teaspoon ground green chile
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 125 millilitres cilantro
  • 83 millilitres pomegranates


Vegetable, Olive and Caramelised Onion Tagine is a community recipe submitted by DeepaJain and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a skillet heat olive oil and add garlic and ginger. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Add all the vegetables and saute for a few more minutes. Next add capers, olives, chillies, salt and pepper.
  • Then add wine and cover the skillet and let the vegetables cook well.
  • Once the vegetables are tender yet slightly crisp.
  • Transfer in serving bowl and garnish with coriander and pomegranate.
  • Serve hot with couscous
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