Easy Carrot Tzimmes

Create a classic carrot side dish with honey and apples.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb carrots, thinly sliced (3 cups)
1/2
cup water
1
medium cooking apple, peeled, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup honey
1
tablespoon frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2
teaspoons margarine
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 In 2 1/2-quart saucepan, heat carrots and water to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Remove carrots from saucepan; keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, mix remaining ingredients. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apple is tender.
  • 3 Add carrots; stir gently to coat. Cook until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Tzimmes is versatile as well as delicious. You can use sweet potatoes in place of the carrots or toss in 1/4 cup seedless raisins or dried apricots.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.