Spicy Lamb Mince Tagine

By Dixie Elliott

Spicy Lamb Mince Tagine recipe, bought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Spicy Lamb Mince Tagine. Named after the heavy clay pot it’s cooked in, tagine is a traditional North African dish that can be made with a variety of ingredients.

Spicy Lamb Mince Tagine: Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp smoky paprika
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 3 tomatoes, deseeded, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 40g baby spinach leaves
  • 4 eggs


How to make our Spicy Lamb Mince Tagine:

1. Preheat oven to 200˚C. Heat oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add onion and capsicum. Cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Sprinkle cumin, coriander, paprika and cinnamon over mixture. 
Stir until well combined. Cook for 
1 minute or until aromatic.

2. Add mince and cook, stirring with 
a wooden spoon, until lightly browned. Add tomatoes and lemon juice. Cook until mince is well browned. Add spinach and 
2 tbsp water. Cover and cook for 1 minute or until spinach leaves are just wilted.

3. Spoon mixture into individual tagines. Break an egg into the centre of each tagine. Cover and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes until eggwhite is just cooked. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve.



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