Moroccan Beef and Pear Tagine

Moroccan beef and pear tagine

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Moroccan Beef and Pear Tagine

Packed full of goodness, this Moroccan Beef and Pear Tagine brings packs a flavourful punch, tried, tested and child-approved.

This recipe was provided by our wonderful Cook Carol at Guardian Preston West.


  • 1kg diced beef chuck
  • 2x carrots
  • 1x brown onion
  • 2x pear can
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp Moroccan spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon/ nutmeg
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 2 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger
  • ½ bunch coriander/ spring onion


    1. Marinate the diced beef in garlic, ginger and lemon juice
    2. Brown the onions and garlic
    3. Toss the beef in rice flour and add to the pot with very hot oil
    4. Once the meat is brown and sticking to the pot, add the carrots, cinnamon, nutmeg and Moroccan spice, brown sugar and cook for a few minutes
    5. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low heat for another 30 minutes
    6. Add the canned pear and cook without the lid for another 15 min to reduce the gravy
    7. Garnish with chopped coriander and spring onions
    8. Serve with rice or couscous.

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