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“If you like a little 'spice' in your life than you are going to enjoy this one! You can also substitute the couscous with brown or white rice--either way it makes an awesome meal!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate 350°F.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or ovenproof dish, add the onion and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Add the spices and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the vegetables and cook, stirring, until coated with the spices and the outside begins to soften.
  5. Add the lemon, tomatoes, stock, pears and prunes.
  6. Cover, transfer to the oven and cook for 30 minutes.
  7. Add the zucchini and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  8. Cover the couscous with the olive oil and 2 cups (500mL) boiling water and leave until all the water has been absorbed.
  9. Flake with a fork.
  10. Remove the cinnamon stick from the vegetables, then stir in the parsley.
  11. Serve on a large platter with the couscous formed into a ring and the vegetable tagine in the centre, sprinkled with almonds.

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