Root Vegetable Tagine with Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Turnips, and Spice-Roasted Chickpeas

Root Vegetable Tagine with Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Turnips, and Spice-Roasted Chickpeas
Root Vegetable Tagine with Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Turnips, and Spice-Roasted Chickpeas
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 1 hr 45 min
  • total: 2 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    A classic Moroccan tagine (or stew) is typically made with meat. This satisfying vegetarian main course features three kinds of root vegetables—and a delicious spicy, crunchy chickpea garnish.

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
    • 4 1/2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt, divided
    • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 1 1/4 cups 1/2-inch cubes peeled carrots
    • 1 celery stalk, chopped
    • 4 cups water
    • 1 1/4 pounds red-skinned sweet potatoes
    • (yams), peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 1 pound turnips (about 2 medium), peeled, cut into 3/4-inch wedges
    • 3/4 cup brine-cured green olives, pitted, coarsely chopped
    • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes (about 1 ounce; not oil-packed), thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1 teaspoon dried mint
    • 1 10-ounce box plain couscous (cooked according to package directions)
    • Spice-Roasted Chickpeas

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 238 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1611 mg 67.14%
    • Calcium: 208 mg 20.84%
    • Potassium: 838 mg 23.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.2%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 32.03%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 540.8%
    • Vitamin C 102.98%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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