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Sweet potato and chickpea slow cooker tagine

This slow cooker tagine couldn't be easier to prepare - just throw everything in and turn it on!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main meal
Cuisine: Moroccan, North African
Servings: 4 people
Author: Becca Heyes


  • 1 onion
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 medium aubergine (eggplant)
  • 400 g tin chickpeas, drained (240g, or ~ 1 1/4 cups, when drained)
  • 400 g tinned tomatoes (~ 1 1/3 cups)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • To serve: couscous, yogurt (soy yogurt if vegan), fresh mint


  • Peel the onion and sweet potato, then cut all the vegetables into 1 inch chunks. Add them to your slow cooker, along with the chickpeas, tomatoes, spices, and a good pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours, stirring once halfway. Serve with couscous, with a dollop of yogurt and some fresh mint.