Moroccan Inspired Tagine | Lagos Groceries

Soaking the okra 45 minutes to 1 hour in water and vinegar helps reduce the ‘sliminess’ of okra.

Makes: 4-5 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 -1 lb. lamb or beef
  • 2/3 -1 lb. okra, trimmed and soaked
  • ½ -1 lb. zucchini, chopped
  • 4 cups plum tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 red onion, diced or julienned
  • 1-2 heaping tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped or 2-3 tsp toasted coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 2/3 tablespoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 2/3 teaspoon pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/3 tsp saffron threads
  • 3 ½ - 4 cups water

Directions:

In a large pot warmed over medium high heat sauté onions, garlic, cilantro, parsley, ginger, salt, pepper, turmeric, and saffron threads 30-40 seconds. Add meat and brown.

Stir in water, stirring bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 1 hour and 20 minutes or 80 minutes.

Stir in okra and return to simmer for 8-11 minutes.

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