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Medjool Dates with this Pork Tagine

Updated: Jun 25, 2020

Level up your cooking game! Follow this recipe and make a delicious chicken bowl, combining sweet and salty flavors😄


  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  • ½ pound of Chopped Boneless Pork Leg in medium cubes

  • 1 Teaspoon of cinnamon

  • 1 Teaspoon of turmeric

  • 1 Teaspoon of garlic powder

  • 1 Teaspoon of ginger powder

  • 1 Teaspoon of cumin

  • 1/3 Cup of chopped dates

  • 3 Pitted and sliced Medjool Dates

  • 1 Peeled sliced carrot

  • 1 Small peeled sweet potato, cut into small cubes

  • ¼ Cup of green olives halved

  • 1 Lemon

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • 2 Tablespoons of honey

  • 1 Cup of cooked couscous

  • Cilantro leaves


➡️In a bowl combine the pork meat with cinnamon, turmeric, garlic powder, ginger powder, and cumin.

➡️In a large saucepan on medium heat, drizzle the olive oil, let it warm add the meat and sear. When it has turned a nice golden brown, add the honey. Stir every minute for 5 – 7 seven minutes.

➡️Add the juice of half a lemon, chopped dates, carrot slices, and sweet potato cubes, stir and cover with a lid for about 3-4 minutes.

➡️Remove the lid, stir and add the lemon zest, olives, and sliced dates. Serve in a bowl with couscous and cilantro leaves.


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