Orange Juice Tzimmes

Orange Juice Tzimmes


"Stewed carrots and prunes, sweetened with sugar and orange juice."


1 h 15 m servings 255 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 123 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place carrot and prunes in a pot. Cover the vegetables with orange juice. Bring the mixture to a boil, let boil 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in sugar and butter. Simmer gently for 1 hour or until the liquid is almost absorbed.
  3. Sprinkle with lemon zest and ginger and let simmer another 5 minutes.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I made so many changes I wasn't sure whether to write a review or a new recipe! First, I used fresh orange juice and plenty of orange zest. I replaced the prunes with dried apricots, halved the ...

a bit sweeter than other recipes I've tasted

i added a handful of raisins (for my raisin loving guests) and added honey towards the end instead of more sugar. also a bit of nutmeg or cinnamon really brings out the flavors. but a great reci...

This has become a holiday staple in our house. We use dates instead of prunes. Very tasty and complements just about anything. Works as an appetizer, main veggie, or a dessert even. Have fun...

Yum yum yum! Everone loved these and barely even knew they were eating veggies!

What an AMAZING tzimmes. When I was cooking it, it looked so uninspiring... but as that hour of simmering passed, my goodness, it starts to smell incredible. By the end it, it was just incredi...

Only substituted raisins for the prunes and added nutmeg and cinnamon. Very tasty!