Moroccan style tagine

Quick and easy breakfast that you can make the night before.

February 13, 2024In RecipesBy Better Health Company

Serves: 4 

Prep time: 20 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins


  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut in slices 
  • 1–2 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped 
  • 1 tsp ground coriander 
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger 
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half 
  • 400g tin diced tomatoes 
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 
  • 1 zucchini, topped, tailed and sliced 
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets 
  • 400g tin chickpeas (reduced salt), drained and rinsed 
  • 1¼ cups couscous (preferably wholemeal) 
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes (reduced salt) 
  • 2 cups of boiling water 
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped 
  • 4 tbsp reduced fat natural yoghurt 


  1. Heat oil in saucepan and cook onion over low heat for 3–4 minutes. Add garlic, coriander, cumin and ginger and cook for a further minute. 
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, carrots, stock and cinnamon stick and cook over a medium heat for 10 mins. Add the zucchini and cauliflower and cover with a lid. 
  3. Cook for 10 minutes. Add the chickpeas and cook for a further 5 minutes. 
  4. Meanwhile cook the couscous according to the packet instructions. 
  5. Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Serve tagine with couscous and top with a spoonful of yoghurt.