Carrot and Apple Tzimmes

Carrot and Apple Tzimmes
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Tzimmes

Tzimmes is a traditional Jewish stew of apples and dried fruit sweetened with honey. Here is a simple recipe your readers can easily make from chef Marc Taxiera of The Russian Tea Room, located in New York City.

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6
Servings
118
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Pound  carrots, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1  Teaspoon  cooking oil
  • 1/2  white onion
  • 1/2  Cup  water
  • 1  Cup  Granny Smith apple
  • 1/4  Cup  honey
  • 1/4  Cup  dried mixed fruit (raisins, cherries, and currants)
  • 1  Tablespoon  orange juice
  • 1  Tablespoon  butter or margarine (optional)
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté onions until translucent. Add carrots and water and simmer until carrots are tender. Transfer carrots and onions to a plate, keeping the liquid in the pan.

Add the apple, honey, dried fruit, orange juice, and butter (optional) to the pan. Sauté over low heat until the fruit has reconstituted and is plump.

Add the carrots and onions. Season to taste and serve warm.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
13g
14%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
36µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
50mg
5%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
29µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
20mg
6%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
58mg
8%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
37mg
2%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
120g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Carrot Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Carrot Cooking Tip

Vegetables should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.