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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
teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅓ cup honey
2 tablespoons melted margarine
⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
Salt to taste
Orange juice, optional
2 or 3 apples, peeled and sliced


Serves: 8


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.

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