Lamb Tagine – thank goodness for lockdown

Lamb Tagine

Thank goodness for Lamb Tagine from the Hairy Dieters and thank goodness for lockdown – if I didn’t have a spare couple of hours I would never have got around to making this brilliant recipe. Before I put you off, yes it can take between 1 hour 45 mins and 2 hours to make this, but prep time is about 15 minutes and then it’s just a case of banging it in the oven and giving it a stir after an hour.

The tenderness of the lamb, the lovely flavours of the spices and the sweetness of the honey and apricots combine so well together. I was greedy and served this with couscous. But the serving, bulked out by the chunks of sweet potato, is ample on its own. Enjoy, and if you love Moroccan-based recipes, check out Moroccan-style Chicken with Vegetable Couscous. Continue reading “Lamb Tagine – thank goodness for lockdown”


Moroccan-style chicken with vegetable couscous

Moroccan chicken

If you like a bit of ‘punch’ to your food you’ll love Moroccan-style Chicken with Vegetable Couscous from the Hairy Dieters. The harissa paste, spices, honey and yoghurt really bring it to life, and accompanied by the vegetables and couscous makes for a delicious lunch or Spring evening meal.

The calorie count for this meal is just 305 per portion and it really fills you up too. Do take the time to marinate the chicken in the fridge (the book says 30 minutes, but try and leave it for longer if you can) and you’ll be delighted with the end result. Continue reading “Moroccan-style chicken with vegetable couscous”