2 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
2 pounds trimmed boneless leg of lamb (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
1 cup thinly sliced leek
1 1/2 cups diced yellow onion (1/4-inch dice)
1/2 cup diced carrot (1/4-inch dice)
6 cloves garlic (roughly chopped)
2 cups lamb or chicken stock
1 cup diced tomato (1/2-inch dice)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup Earthbound Farm Organic Pitted Dates (sliced in quarters lengthwise)
1/3 cup dried apricots (sliced in quarters)
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or flat leaf parsley
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds (as garnish, optional)