Slow Cooker Root Vegetable Tagine

Slow Cooker Root Vegetable Tagine


"This is a subtly spiced, super easy slow cooker meal. A good introduction to Moroccan food. Serve with couscous."


9 h 50 m servings 131 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 31g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 187 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a slow cooker, toss together the parsnips, turnips, onions, carrots, apricots, and prunes. Season with turmeric, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, parsley, and cilantro. Pour in the vegetable broth.
  2. Cover, and cook 9 hours on Low.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 50 Ratings


I like Morocca food, but this recipe is a little disappointing. The concept behind this recipe is great; the excecution is not. First, it takes a lot longer than about 45 min-1hr to peel and dic...

I read the reviews carefully before i made this. In addition to doubling the spices, the dried fruits and the liquid, I used white yams instead of using turnips, which added another sweet vegeta...

This was good! I made it as suggested with double the amount of fruits, spices and broth. I cut out the turnips (personal preference) and added a can of chick peas. We added hot sauce and ser...

I have lived in Morocco and this brought back the most wonderful memories of Moroccan food at its best! It's worth the extra time. My family has never tried the food since we don't live in an ar...

I do agree with some of the reviewers that this needs more time in preparation but I found the cooking time to be about right (depends on your slow cooker. Also, the spices need adjusting and mo...

I made this for dinner earlier this week. As per recommendation I increased the liquid and double the seasoning amounts. I made the broth in 3:1 proportion, but 2.5 or 2:1 would probably work ...

Do not cook this for 9 hours! I cooked it on low for 4 hours and it would have been fine being cooked for just 3 hours. I added diced Yukon Gold potatoes and two tablespoons of peach jam inste...

This needed salt, and could have used a lot more dried apricots and prunes. I added a few more of each and wish i had tripled or quadrupled the fruit. you couldn't taste it in the finished pro...

Being a vegetarian, I pretty much love all vegetables. And I am no stranger to Moroccan, Indian, or other spicy foods. But something about this combination of veggies and spices was FUNKY. I dar...