Beef & Apricot Tagine


What you’ll need…

2 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, sliced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tsp cumin

2 tsp sweet paprika

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp ground ginger

1kg beef (blade or rump), cut into 4cm dice

2 cups chicken stock

400g can crushed tomatoes

1 cinnamon stick

2 strips orange peel

½ cup ANGUS PARK Dried Apricot Halves

½ cup drained and rinsed chickpeas

SUNBEAM Flaked Almonds, toasted and coriander, for serving


1. Heat half of the oil in a large frying pan, add onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes until tender. Add spices and cook a further minute until fragrant. Add to the pot of a slow cooker.

2. Using the remaining oil, sear beef in batches until well browned. Add to the slow cooker with the stock, tomatoes, cinnamon and orange peel. Cook on low heat for 8 hours.

3. Add the apricots and chickpeas in the last 30 minutes of cooking time. Season well. Serve beef with almonds and coriander and accompany with rice and yoghurt.

*For a faster cooking time, cook on High heat for 4 hours.