Moroccan Tagine Tenderloin & Vegetables

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: Sauté for 10 minutes Bake for 60 minutes

Serving: 2

A Word From The Cook

The turmeric, paprika and honey make it Moroccan.   The Tagine captures the flavours (although a Dutch Oven could be used to).


  • 1 lb Tenderloin (cut into mediations 1/4 inch thick) – Beef or Pork
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion (medium diced)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger (chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 1/2 pound potatoes (small ‘bell’ potatoes)
  • 1 Sweet Potato (cut in rounds)
  • 1 Carrot (cut into 1/4s about 2 inches long)
  • 1 Parsnip (cut into 1/4s about 2 inches long)
  • 1 Slice of Turnip (cut into strips)
  • 1/2 cup Peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 Bunch of Cilantro
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Stock


  1. Pre-Heat oven to 350°
  2. Heat the oil in the Tagine on medium.
  3. Sauté the beef (or pork) until browned (doesn’t need to be cooked through)
  4. Remove from Tagine and set aside.
  5. Add the onions and let them ‘sweat’ for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the honey, garlic, ginger, turmeric and paprika and mix to combine.
  7. Add the Vegetable Stock and mix.
  8. Add the cooked Tenderloin and 1/2 of the Cilantro (chopped) and mix in.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. The begin adding the vegetables in layers from largest to smallest to form a pyramid.
  11. Bake in Oven with Tagine Lid on for 1 hour.
  12. Check at about 45 minutes for liquid (add more if necessary) and doneness of vegetables.
  13. Serve (in Bistro Bowls) by sprinkling the remaining Cilantro over the top as a garnish.
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