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Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Tagine is built on a base of onions and carrots, and can be served with Israeli couscous. Photo by Sue Doeden

Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Tagine packed with protein, fiber and flavor


A friend of mine sent me an email not long ago to tell me she received a tagine for Christmas. She wondered what to do with her new clay cooking vessel that combines a low-rimmed, round, shallow base with a high conical top.

Tagine (tuh-zheen). It's a term that refers to the visually seductive cooking vessel as well as an aromatic North African stew, cooked in the clay pot.

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