|8||oz (250 g) sweet potatoes, peeled|
|2||garlic cloves, peeled|
|1||tbsp (15 mL) olive oil|
|2||tbsp (30 mL) Moroccan Rub|
|2||medium plum tomatoes|
|3/4||cup (175 mL) loosely packed fresh cilantro|
|1||can (15 oz/540 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed|
|2 1/2||cups (625 mL) vegetable broth|
|1||pkg (5.6 oz or 160 g) toasted pine nut-flavored couscous|
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrients per serving: Calories 290, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrate 51 g, Protein 10 g, Sodium 1140 mg, Fiber 7 g
U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving: 3 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat (3 carb)
Cook's Tips: Thinly slicing rather than pressing the garlic gives the dish a slightly mellower garlic flavor.
A tagine (tuh-JEEN) is a traditional Moroccan stew that is slow-cooked over low heat and typically served over couscous.
Chickpeas are often found in Moroccan cooking and provide protein for a satisfying main dish.