In this recipe, we present the best way to prepare the Moroccan Kofta Tagine. A delicious recipe that can be prepared effortlesslyKefta tagine – License image – 11088527 ❘ Image Professionals


Kofta Tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish of Berber origins, made of pottery or handmade clay. Many types of dishes are prepared in which its name is associated with “tagine”, such as meat tagine, or vegetable tagine, or chicken tagine, or the kofta tagine that we will present in this recipe, which is famous for its wonderful taste and perfect taste that is loved by young and old.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Moroccan
Servings 6 people
Calories 266 kcal


  • Kofta ingredients:
  • 1 lb of minced meat lamb or beef
  • One onion finely chopped
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet red pepper
  • a small spoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper or allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon red-hot pepper optional
  • ½ cup chopped coriander and parsley
  • Tomato sauce ingredients
  • 2 lbs of soft tomatoes cut into small, fine pieces
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • Half a teaspoon of salt
  • 3 large cloves of minced garlic
  • A little parsley and coriander
  • Half a small cup of olive oil
  • Half a small cup of water


  • Prepare the kofta dough first, by adding spices to it (cumin, salt, sweet and hot pepper), then add parsley and coriander to it, then half the amount of chopped onions
  • Mix them well until the ingredients hold together, and set them aside.
  • In a frying pan, prepare the tomato sauce by putting half a cup of olive oil and half the remaining chopped onion and garlic, fry the ingredients a little over a low heat before adding to it the soft tomatoes and seasonings for the sauce (salt, pepper, sweet red pepper, cumin, coriander and parsley)
  • let simmer over a low heat For 15 minutes, until the sauce becomes firm and soft.
  • Form small balls of kofta and put them in the sauce, then add a quarter cup of water and leave it to simmer over a low heat for 15 minutes.
  • When the color of the kofta balls turns dark red, we serve the kofta tagine with warm sauce
  • Serve and enjoy your Kofta!


Sugar: 1.2gFiber: 3gCalories: 266kcalFat: 8gProtein: 11gCarbohydrates: 11.5g
Keyword kofta
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