Our new spiced tagine, packed with slow-roasted aubergine and topped with a crunchy aromatic dukkah, will warm you up from the inside out. We like to think of this dish as the perfect combination of spiced, sweet and warming. Try making it at home by following our simple recipe.
for the tagine sauce:
for the tagine veg:
for the bulgur wheat:
for the dukkah
for the garnish:
Saute onion in olive oil for 15 minutes, until caramelised. Add the celery and continue to saute for 3-4 minutes. Add toasted spices and stir well. Immediately add garlic puree, harissa, tomato paste and salt. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add passata, water and dried apricots. Lower heat and simmer for 1 hour. Mix in cooked chickpeas and simmer for another 10 minutes.
Toss cubed sweet potato and aubergine with olive oil and salt. Roast in 180˚C oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and fold into your tagine base.
Toast hazelnuts with sesame seeds. Transfer to a bowl and add cumin and salt. Mix to combine.
Cook bulgur wheat. Transfer to a bowl and add parsley, olive oil and salt.
Serve your bulgur wheat topped with the tagine. Garnish with dukkah and a slice of fresh lemon.
Valentina is our Food Creative, who dreams up our tasty dishes and recipes for our social channels. She has loads of experience cooking up a storm in Italian kitchens, so it’s no surprise she can’t live without good-quality olive oil (don’t come between her and her olive oil) and fresh pasta.