Enjoy Moroccan-Spiced Vegetables

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Take a trip to Morocco with this week’s Health-e-Recipe for Tagine of Carrots, Potatoes and Green Olives.

A tagine is a stew that is traditionally served in a clay pot. We borrowed the idea and tested it to perfection for this easy version prepared on the stove-top.

Our blend of Middle Eastern spices – cinnamon, ginger, coriander and turmeric – has an earthy, sweet flavor that mingles nicely with the carrots, turnips and potatoes. A touch of orange flavor from the zest, along with the delectable taste of Mediterranean green olives, yields a stew that goes beautifully over whole-wheat couscous, a small round grain popular in Morocco, or brown rice if you prefer.

Altogether, it’s a delicious autumn dish that provides you with plenty of cancer-fighting fiber from the vegetables, plus vitamins and phytochemicals to protect your health.

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    Author: Cathy Wolz

    Catherine Wolz is a writer, editor, and publications consultant for AICR.

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