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Sweet Potato Tzimmes


  • 5 large sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into chunks and cooked
  • 4 large carrots, peeled, cut into chunks and cooked
  • 1 cup pitted prunes, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons melted margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • Orange juice, optional
  • 2 or 3 apples, peeled and sliced


  1. Mash sweet potatoes and carrots. Mix in the prunes. Add cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Combine honey and margarine.
  2. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish. Alternate layers of mashed seasoned vegetables and apples, dribbling honey (and juice) mixture over each layer. End with vegetable layer.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes.

Yield: at least 8 servings

These freeze well.

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