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The classic Sephardic Jewish New Year's meal called tzimmes, a stew of meat, potatoes, carrots, and dried fruit, inspired this comforting dish.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2004


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6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, salt, and peppers to pan; sauté 6 minutes or until onion is tender.

  • Combine cornstarch and beef, tossing well to coat. Add beef mixture to pan; cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Stir in white wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in the broth, water, ginger, and garlic; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; cover and place in oven. Cook at 350° for 1 hour.

  • Stir in carrot, dates, apricots, and potato. Return to oven. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Stir well; cover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until beef is tender.

Nutrition Facts

350 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 20.2g; carbohydrates 45.9g; fiber 5.4g; cholesterol 45mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 472mg; calcium 52mg.