Recipe for Sweet Potato Tzimmes


    Sweet Potato Tzimmes

    5 large sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in chunks and cooked
    4 large carrots, peeled, cut in 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

    Mash sweet potatoes and carrots. Mix in the prunes. Add cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Combine honey and margarine.

    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. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes.

    These freeze well. Yields at least 8 servings.