Dried plums and honey sweeten this tagine's sauce. Check the sauce during cooking--add water or broth by quarter cups if the sauce is too thick, or uncover the pot and allow sauce to reduce if it seems too thin. Serve with flatbread.
1 1/2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups chopped onions (about 2 medium)
1 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 (14-ounce) can less-sodium beef broth
1 1/2 cups pitted dried plums
3 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 425°.
Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add Ras el Hanout; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add beef; cook 3 minutes. Add onions, water, salt, and broth. Cover and bake at 425° for 1 hour. Stir in dried plums and honey; cook 15 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds.