Take your toddler on his first culinary journey to Morocco with this simple tagine, and the whole family can come along for the ride. Although there are quite a few spices in it, the taste isn’t too strong and the sweetness of the apricots makes it perfect for the beginner gourmand.
Preparation time: 25 Mins
Cooking time: 2 hours
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- Melt half the butter in a casserole dish and fry the cubed lamb, a little at a time, until golden brown. Set aside
- Add the remaining butter if necessary, and fry the onion and carrot until soft. Add the garlic and fry for a minute with the spices
- Pop the lamb back in and pour in the blended tomatoes, chicken stock and dried apricots. Reduce the heat and simmer very slowly for 1 1/2- 2 hours, until the lamb is soft
- Garnish with Italian parsley or chopped chives and serve with a little cooked brown rice or some cauli-couscous
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