Lamb Tagine with Prunes-Martha Stewart Living

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1/2 c Canned crushed tomatoes
1 tb unsalted butter; Plus 1 t
1 lg pn saffron
Lavash; or pita bread
3 md Onions; one peeled and
Salt & freshly ground pepper
3 c Water
3/4 c prunes; Pitted, halved
3 lb Lamb shanks; sawed into
3 c Pumpkin; or butternut squash
1 ts olive oil
Harissa Sauce; (separate
2 ts Sugar
3 ts Ras El Hanout; plus more
1 Cinnamon
1 c Canned chickpeas

Original recipe makes 4



1. Coat lamb with grated onion, ras el hanout, and salt and pepper. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours. Melt 1 T butter in a wide, heavy-bottomed pan. Add meat and brown lightly on all sides. Add saffron, water, and cinnamon stick; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. 2. Let cool slightly and remove shanks. Pull meat from bones, keeping pieces as large as possible; discard fat, gristle, and bones. Season with salt and pepper. Skim fat from liquid, or refrigerate overnight and remove fat. Refrigerate meat. 3. In a medium saute pan, heat 1 t butter and 1 t oil. Add sliced onions and sprinkle with sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 minutes, tossing or stirring only when brown. Turn heat to low and cook until onions are very soft and brown, about zo more minutes. 4. Add tomatoes and cooking liquid from the lamb and bring to a boil. Add meat, chick-peas, and pumpkin or squash and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove lid, stir in prunes, and simmer until thick, about 15 to 20 more minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve immediately with harissa sauce and lavash or pita bread. Martha Stewart Living/Feb. & March/94 Scanned & fixed by Di and Gary Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #035 by John Merkel on Feb 3, 1997.

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