tsimmes is a traditional Jewish casserole.
It is a sweet dish, a combination of fruit,
meat, and vegetables cooked slowly over very
low heat, flavored with honey and sometimes
cinnamon. There are endless varieties on the
Tzimmes can be found in every good new
year's meal (see Rosh Hashanah).
- 1 tsp
- 4 to 6
- 1 large
sweet potato, cubed
- 2 to 3
tsps. honey or 4 Tbsp. sugar
- 1/4 cup
- dash of
- 2 slices
pineapple, cut into pieces
- 1/2 tsp
of 2-quart saucepan with oil and heat. Add
carrots and cook on low heat for about 10 to
15 minutes. Add sweet potato, honey, orange
juice, and dash of salt. Cook over low flame
for 30 minutes.
Add pineapple and nutmeg, if desired. After
5 minutes, remove from heat. Serve warm.
USE: 2-quart saucepan
YIELDS: 4 servings