Stovetop Moroccan Tagine


This exciting Moroccan tagine has it all: chicken, vegetables, butternut squash, chickpeas, and warm spices. It's easy to make and everyone loves it. Leave out the chicken to make it vegetarian. Serve over couscous.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into chunks

  • ½ medium onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and chopped

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can vegetable broth

  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, onion, and garlic; cook and stir until onion is translucent and chicken is browned, about 15 minutes.

  2. Add squash, chickpeas, undrained tomatoes, broth, carrot, sugar, lemon juice, salt, coriander, and cayenne pepper to the skillet. Bring mixture to a boil, then lower the heat slightly and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

266 Calories
4g Fat
45g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 879mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 46mg 230%
Calcium 146mg 11%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 905mg 19%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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