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Turkey tagine

Turkey tagine

An exotic winter warmer, this tagine is a fabulous twist for festive leftovers.
By Love Food Hate Waste
Serves 4
Prep/Cook time: 1 hour+
A plate of vibrant turkey tagine served with white rice and peas

Ingredients

Fresh turkey leg meat off the bone, cut into bite sized chunks
This recipe works perfectly with frozen meat. Check what you have in your freezer and defrost meat thoroughly before cooking.
1 red pepper
1 courgette
250ml chicken stock (1⁄2 stock cube)
2 tins chopped tomatoes
1 tin chickpeas
2 onions, chopped
1 tsp fresh ginger, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp fresh coriander
You could also use ground (2 tsp) or frozen (2 tbsp) instead
4 tsp ras el hanout
1 preserved lemon*
2 tbsp oil

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Recipe

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the chopped onions, chopped fresh ginger and garlic. Cook gently for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the turkey meat and cook gently for 10 minutes.

    This recipe works perfectly with frozen meat. Check what you have in your freezer and defrost meat thoroughly before cooking. If using defrosted cooked meat, you can only reheat this meat once so only cook what you can eat.
  3. Add the red pepper, courgette, tinned tomatoes, chickpeas, diced preserved lemon*, ras el hanout, chicken stock and coriander.

  4. Simmer for 30 - 45 minutes then add seasoning to taste. Continue to simmer for a further 30 minutes so the flavours infuse.

  5. *Remove excess salt from the lemon and, when first using, add in quarters to your dish, tasting until you get the desired flavour.

Make the most of your leftovers
Store in
Airtight container
Time
Fridge for 2 days, freezer 3-6 months
Where to store
Fridge or freezer
Reheat
Oven or microwave until piping hot. Reheat only once.

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