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Great Ideas of What to Serve with Lamb Tagine

Are you wondering what to serve with lamb tagine? There are so many ideas of what to serve tajine However, many people get stuck wondering what to put on the table alongside this main dish. 

There is no right or wrong answer – at the end of the day, it is whatever you’d like it to be. However, if you’re feeling stuck and trying to pull together a menu for dinner or a special occasion, hopefully, this post will give you some ideas. 

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Lamb Tagine Side Dishes

There are a wide range of traditional Moroccan lamb tagine recipes that you can use for side dishes. Generally, side dishes tend to be small salads that are spread throughout the table with 1 small dish for either every person or every 2 people at the table. 

Because tagines are traditionally eaten with bread, these are things that can be scooped up with bread. However, you can easily use small spoons or serve different side dishes if you plan to have each guest eat on their own plate. 

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What vegetables to serve with lamb tagine?

If you’re pondering what to eat with lamb tagine, there are some vegetables that pair very well with lamb. Many people go with potato or green beans – that’s where my mind immediately goes. However, there are many other options to consider on . Some of these include:

  • Eggplants
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Peas
  • Artichokes

These are just suggestions – you should feel free to use any and every vegetable you’d like! 

Moroccan eggplant salad
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Moroccan Vegetable Salads to Pair with Lamb

So which vegetable salads work well with lamb? Here are some of my favorite recipes to pair with lamb tajines.

Taktouka – Green Pepper and Tomato Salad

Libyan Sharmoula {Tomato and Cucumber Dip}

Za’alook – a Moroccan Eggplant Salad

Simple Moroccan Carrot Salad with Vinaigrette

Sweet Potato and Saffron Salad with Cinnamon

Potato and carrot salad mix

Can you serve lamb tagine with rice?

Yes! Rice is what you serve with lamb tagine. You can easily use rice as a starch side dish if you want a good pairing for your tajine. Either a simple rice pilaf or something that is a little more special would pair well.  

So, if you’re still curious in what to have with lamb tagine, consider complementing it with these delightful rice options. Enhance your culinary experience by trying these rice dishes that make the perfect pairing for a truly satisfying meal.

Nigerian Jollof Rice

Potato, Carrot and Rice Salad

10 Middle Eastern and Arabic Rice Dishes for Dinner

Butternut squash serving

Other Starters and Side Dishes for Lamb Tagine

There are other starters and lamb tagine sides to consider too. One item that I like to start a meal with is a good soup. This can usually be made well in advance and left until meal time. It’s really the perfect option for adding something to your meal while also not increasing your work load too much. 

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Goat Cheese and Harissa Oil

Ras al Hanout Moroccan Roasted Carrots

Lebanese Shorbat Adas {Lentil Soup Recipe}

Moroccan Cheese Briouats

Spicy Carrot Stuffed Batbout

Ajo Blanco Soup – Chilled Almond Soup

Moroccan lamb and fig tagine

4 Traditional Lamb Tagine Recipes

If you’re looking for what to serve with Moroccan lamb tagine, here are some traditional recipes. These are some of the most popular lamb tajine recipes on my website.

Moroccan Lamb and Fig Tagine

Braniya {Lamb and Eggplant Tagine}

Lamb and Artichoke Tajine

Lamb Tagine with Peas and Potatoes

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