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Breakfast Tagine

Serves: 2-4

What a way to start the day. This spicy tasty Breakfast Tagine is the best way to start the day.


6 large beef sausages sliced into thick chunks.
olive oil
1 large onion, chopped coarsely
1 large red pepper, chopped coarsely
large pinch chili flakes
300g lean lamb minced
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 inch piece of cinnamon stick
1 preserved lemon
2 fresh bay leaves
4 large Italian tomatoes, chopped coarsely
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Large bunch of fresh spinach leaves
4 eggs
a few sprigs of coriander


Fry the sausages for a few minutes until bwrown in a little olive oil.

Add the onion and pepper and saute gently until the onion is slightly slightly caramelised.

Add the chili flakes and stir through the hot oil.

Add the lamb mince and fry until cooked.

Add the cumin, preserved lemon, cinnamon stick and bay leaves and fry for a minute.

Add all the tomatoes, stir to combine, add a few pinches of salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper, and cover the pan. Let simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes.

Take off the cover, add the sausages and simmer, uncovered, until the sausages are cooked through and the mixture has reduced a bit.

Add the spinach and stir through until the leaves just collapse, add ant extra seasoning.

Make 4 slight indentations in the mixture with a large spoon and crack an egg into each. Cover the pan for about 5 minutes or until the eggs are cooked to your liking.

Garnish with the coriander.

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