traditional moroccan tagine recipes - Beef Tagine with Cardoon

Traditional Moroccan Tagine Recipes - Beef Tagin with Cardoon

Please follow all the steps of this traditional Moroccan tagine recipes - beef tagin with cardoon. It's very easy and straightforward...

  • Take your clay Tagine or your cooking pot, put it on the stove and add the meat, onions, tomatoes, oil, all your seasonings , cilantro and parsley and turn on your medium heat for the pot and low heat for the clay tagin.
  • Stir your ingredients in the Tagine or the pot, add ¼ cup of water and sizzle it for 5 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of water if you cooking in the pot and ¼ cup if you are cooking in the Tagine and let the meat it cook for 45 to 1 hour , because you want to have a nice juicy and soft meat.(add more water as needed).
  • cover the cardoon sticks with water and boil it to cook half way then drain it.
  • Check if your meats is almost cooked, then add your cardoons with preserved lemon and green olives and let it cooks till it gets soft .Add water if needed.
  • Make sure you have enough sauce to dip in before you turn the heat off.


If you are using the clay tagine you serve your food as it is, but if you are using a pot you need a serving plate that is large and deep to fit the meat and your choice of the main vegetable. Serve your hot Tajin with Cardoon hot with homemade bread and enjoy the freshness of the winter‘s vegetables.