Cooking Tools My Recipe Box My Pantry My Shopping List KitchenSync Find Recipes
Recipe Categories Appetizers Beverages Breads Breakfast Cookies Desserts Entrees For Baby Holiday Recipes Espresso Recipes Newlyweds Pasta Pastry Salad Sauces and Dressings Sides Soups Spice Mixes

The North African spices complement
this stew nicely.

Moroccan Lamb Stew

3          pounds lamb shoulder (reduce to 2 pounds for MSC-400 model), cut into 1-inch pieces*

1          large onion, sliced

1          pound carrots (about 8 to 10 small carrots), peeled and cut into ¼-inch rounds (reduce to 3 medium carrots for the MSC-400 model)

1          1-inch piece of ginger (reduce to 1/2-inch piece for MSC-400 model), peeled and finely chopped

4          garlic cloves (reduce to 3 cloves for MSC-400 model), chopped

2          cinnamon sticks (reduce to 1 stick for MSC-400 model)

1½       teaspoons (reduce to 1 teaspoon for MSC-400 model) ground cumin

1¼       teaspoons (reduce to 3/4 teaspoon for MSC-400 model) kosher salt

½         teaspoon (reduce to 1/4 teaspoon for MSC-400 model) freshly ground black pepper

½         teaspoon ground coriander

1/8         teaspoon cayenne pepper

½         teaspoon ground allspice

            pinch saffron

            pinch ground cloves

12        ounces (reduce to 8 ounces for MSC-400 model) dried prunes

2          cans (15 ounces each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed (reduce to 1 can, drained and rinsed, for MSC-400 model)

¼         cup (reduce to 2 tablespoons for MSC-400 model) tomato paste

4          cups (reduce to 2 cups for MSC-400 model) beef or chicken stock


1. Put all ingredients together into the pot of the Multicooker. Stir together to coat all ingredients well.

2. Set unit to Slow Cook on Low for 16 hours.

3. Once unit switches to Keep Warm, taste and adjust seasoning accordingly.

*If you have the time, we recommend browning the meat prior to slow cooking. Do this on Brown/Sauté at 400°F prior to the first step.


Servings: Makes 12 cups (for MSC-600); Makes about 8 cups (for MSC-400 model)

Nutritional information per serving

Nutritional information per serving (1 cup):
Calories 524 (45% from fat) • carb. 44g • pro. 27g
• fat 26g • sat. fat 11g • chol. 81mg • sod. 615mg
• calc. 70mg • fiber 8g

Get Cooking! Recipe Contest

Think your recipe has what it takes to win? Let the Cuisinart culinary community be the judge. Enter our Get Cooking! contest and win a "Wake-up Those Taste Buds" Kitchen Collection!

Recipe Box, Pantry & Shopping List

Create a list based on all the ingredients you will need for your favorite recipes. Add ingredients, search recipes and manage your Shopping list. Its convenient, fun and so easy to use!

Cuisinart KitchenSync
Search for recipes, share them with friends or save them to your own Recipe Box. Watch videos or Keep track of your Pantry and manage you Shopping List. Available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire!