Carrot Tzimmes

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

Tzimmes is one of the dishes served on Sabbath and festivals, especially Rosh Hashanah and Succoth. This savoury-sweet fruit and vegetable stew has rich, melting flavours, and is best made a day in advance, to allow the flavours to mellow.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute the onion in the margarine in a large pot over a medium heat until tender.
  2. Add the carrots, sweet potatoes, prunes, apricots, honey, zest, juice, spices and seasoning. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Give the pot a good stir, then cover and simmer for about 45 minutes until the carrots and sweet potatoes are tender.
  3. Stir occasionally. Taste and adjust the seasonings if necessary - it needs to be sweet, but not sickly-sweet.