Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Take your basic beef stew to the next level by making this simple, fragrant beef tagine featuring butternut squash.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 283
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 4.8 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 25.6 g
Carbohydrate 25.7 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Iron 4.6 mg
Sodium 617 mg
Calcium 103 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (1-pound) beef shoulder roast or petite tender roast, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 shallots, quartered
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
3 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 pound)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add beef; toss well to coat.

2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add beef and shallots; cook 4 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes. Add squash; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until squash is tender. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Deb Wise,

Cooking Light

January 2011
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