Tajine Bil Khodar (Vegetable Tagine)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

This delightful recipe is from Restaurant Al-Fassia in Marrakesh, Morocco and is one of the vegetarian dishes featured on the menu.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Take one of the preserved lemons and dice it into 1/4 inch pieces and set aside. Slice the remaining preserved lemon into thin slices and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven or Moroccan tagine over medium heat. Add onions to pan and sauté 5 minutes or until translucent. Add vegetable broth, hot water, lemon juice and next 7 ingredients (through cinnamon) and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add diced lemon and artichokes to pan and simmer 5 minutes. Garnish with lemon slices. Serve the tagine over quick-cooking couscous.
Most Helpful

I have never tried a tagine before, so I am not sure what it is supposed to taste like, but we found the citrus overwhelming. I think the 1/2 cup lemon juice was a bit much for the amount of vegetables. It was interesting to try, but not something I would make again. For ZWT9

Random Rachel August 21, 2013