Vegetarian Tagin AlsoAanother Recipe For Diabetes As Well
February 27, 2007 3:09pm CST
This vegetarian tagine is full of healthy goodness. Not only is it low-GI, low-fat and diabetes-friendly, with its subtle blend of dates, apricots and spices, it tastes great too! Preparation Time:- 20 minutes Cooking Time 25 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tsp olive oil 1 brown onion, halved, cut into wedges 2 carrots, peeled, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp ground paprika 1 x 7cm cinnamon stick Large pinch of saffron threads, 375ml (1 1/2 cups) vegetable stock 650g butternut pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, coarsely chopped 250g green beans, topped, cut into 6cm lengths 100g dried Turkish apricots 100g fresh dates, halved, pitted 1 x 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind 1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves Greek-style natural yoghurt, to serve Method Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the carrot, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, paprika, cinnamon and saffron and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until aromatic. Add stock and bring to the boil. Add the pumpkin, beans and apricots. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender. Add dates, chickpeas and lemon rind and stir to combine. Spoon among serving bowls and top with coriander. Serve with yoghurt.
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1 Mar 07
Eat Vegetables Such As: Lettuce Broccoli Cauliflower Green beans Tomato Cucumber Tomato Asparagus Spinach Okra Yellow squash Peppers Mushrooms Onions Zucchini Cabbage Enjoy a handful of Fats Such As: Almonds Walnuts Cashews Pecans Pistachios Pine nuts Sunflower seeds Olive oil Avocado