One of our selection of recipes for the simply delicious and nutritious food we serve at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat.

Dec 19th 2014

Aubergine and Chickpea Tagine

by Michelle Moroney

Here is a recipe from our menu here at the Cliffs of Moher Retreat. It’s one that we serve on our retreats!

2 Large Aubergine cut chunkily

2 tins of Chick Peas

600g Tomatoes diced

4 red/yellow Peppers diced

4 medium onions diced

3 Cloves of Garlic finely chopped

2 tsp Cumin

1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

Handful fresh Basil

Handful fresh Coriander

Salt and pepper

Chilli to taste

1 dessert spoon of Honey or other sweetener

Juice of 1 lemon


Add the prepared onions and peppers to a pot with oil on a medium heat and stir regularly for about 5 mins.

Add the aubergine to the pot and cook for about 10-15 mins before adding the chopped tomatoes.

Flavour the tagine by adding salt, honey, spices and lemon juice.

Add some chilli and leave to simmer for 15 mins and adjust the flavouring as necessary.

Add basil with the chick peas about 3-5 minutes before serving.

Garnish with Fresh corianderaubergine and chickpea tagine

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