Easy Chickpea Tagine

By Dr Clare Bailey 

A luscious full-flavoured tagine. Chickpeas are a great source of fibre which your microbiome converts to mood-boosting and immunity-enhancing substances.

Serves: 2

Calories per serve: 230


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 small jar mild harissa paste
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and washed


  1. In a medium pan, sweat the onion in the oil for 5 minutes on a medium heat.
  2. Stir in the harissa paste and cook for a few seconds, then add the chickpeas and the tomatoes.
  3. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Eat on its own or serve with any greens you have at hand, a few tablespoons of brown rice and a drizzle of full fat plain Greek yoghurt.
Tips: For extra protein add diced fried halloumi, paneer cheese, leftover chicken or a handful of nuts and seeds. For extra flavour add diced garlic, diced ginger, a few chopped dried apricots, chopped coriander, chilli flakes.

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