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01.01.2003 -main course - lamb

Lamb tajine and winter squash with honey and saffron

« Tajine is always a delicious dish which melts in the mouth that you can make anytime of the year, and always differently by playing with the vegetables in season. In autumn, why not a tajine with winter squash? » 
Type Main course - tajine - lamblamb shoulder – winter squash – oriental cuisine - honey - spices
Level of difficulty easy
Preparation time 1 hr 30 min
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Serves 4


  • Steep the saffron in warm water for at least one hour prior.
  • Cut the meat in cubes
  • Peel and finely chop the onions
  • Peel the winter squash and cut it into slices that are quite thick
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C) Finely chop the coriander leaves

Preparation and cooking of the tajine:

  • In a large bowl, mix the meat cubes, spices and salt together well
  • In a frying pan, heat half the oil and cook the meat cubes until they are brown
  • Remove them from the frying pan and place them on a tajine dish; brown the
  • chopped onion in the frying pan using the rest of the oil
  • Add the onions to the meat in the tajine dish, pour in 2 cups of water and cook in the oven for 1 hour
  • In a frying pan, brown the winter squash in butter on its 2 sides, and then coat the slices with the honey
  • Add to the meat and cook another ½ hour
  • Just before serving sprinkle the chopped coriander over the meat and winter squash
  • Serve hot


You can accompany this dish with couscous, bulgur, or any other grain you may wish to use.

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