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Chicken Tagine with Olives and Artichoke Hearts

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Ready In: 40 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added Sugar
This delicious Moroccan dish is traditionally prepared in a clay pot called a tagine. Serve with couscous or brown rice.

What you'll need

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Can opener
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Large pot
Large wooden spoon
Vegetable peeler
Serving plate


Serves 6
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Onion cut into thin wedges
3 cloves Garlic minced
1 teaspoon Coriander Seed ground
Cayenne Pepper ground, a pinch
3 Chicken Thighs skinless and boneless, cut into 1x3-inch strips
1 1/2 cups Chicken Stock low-sodium or 1 1/2 cups Vegetable Broth low-sodium
1 cup Tomato fresh, minced (or substitute no-salt-added tomato puree)
2 Carrots peeled and chopped
1 Potato small, cut into eighths
1 teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 cups Peas fresh or frozen (about 10 oz.)
14 ounces Artichoke Hearts canned, rinsed and quartered
1/2 cup Green Olives rinsed and drained
1 cup Cilantro fresh, divided in half
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice


1.Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until a little soft, about 3 min.
2.Stir in garlic, coriander, and cayenne. Cook about 2 minutes.
3.Add chicken and cook until slightly golden, about 5 minutes.
4.Add stock, tomato puree, carrots, potato, and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes.
5.Gently stir in peas, artichoke hearts, olives, and half the cilantro. Simmer about 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
6.Put tagine on a serving plate and arrange the remaining cilantro on top. Squeeze lemon juice and serve.

Chef's Tips

  • For a more complex flavor, try adding a teaspoon of your favorite chili powder and a dash of cinnamon to this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.25 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 167
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g6%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 543 mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g8%
Dietary Fiber 8 g29%
Protein 13 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: