Carrot Tzimmes – Honey Carrots

Carrot Tzimmes

Carrot Tzimmes is a sweet vegetable  served with the main dish at Passover.

1 -1 1/2 pounds carrots (baby carrots)

3 TBsp. butter

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup water

1/2 cup raisins

8 TBsp. honey

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 rind grated orange

Peel and slice the carrots (or baby carrots)  into 1/8 inch slices. Melt butter in a medium saucepan and saute the carrots for 5 minutes.

Add the honey and water and bring to a boil. Stir in the remaining ingredients and simmer covered for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, remove the cover and cook 20 minutes more. The tzimmes should be moist but not too soupy.

Serves 8.

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