Fruit Tzimmes

This dish also makes a delicious dessert compote.

Fruit Tzimmes
6 to 8
10 mins
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  • 1 8 ounce package mixed dried fruits
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup dry white Passover wine
  • 3 inches stick cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel cut into thin strips
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
In a large saucepan combine mixed dried fruits, water, wine, and stick cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until fruit is tender. With slotted spoon transfer fruit to bowl. Discard cinnamon stick.
Add orange peel to liquid in saucepan; simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in orange juice, honey, lemon juice, allspice, ginger, and ground cinnamon. Return fruit to saucepan; heat to boiling. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Serve at room temperature. If desired, drain fruit before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Pour cooked mixture into a bowl. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 175, carb. (g) 43, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 82, vit. C (mg) 19, sodium (mg) 30, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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