Tsimmis Recipe (no meat)

Tsimmis Recipe (no Meat)

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Phyllis R Pack


This came from Eastern Europe with my Grandmother when she came here in 1910. It's basically a sweet stew usually made with meat but adapted to my vegetarian lifestyle.


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45 Min
5 Hr


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medium white potatoes
large sweet potatoes
medium sized onion, sliced.
2 lb
pitted prunes
3/4 c
salt to taste
1 lb
2 box
motza ball mix

How to Make Tsimmis Recipe (no meat)


  • 1Peel white and sweet potatoes. Slice them into large chunks. Peel carrots and cut into chunks.
  • 2In bottom of dutch oven use 1/2 cup olive oil.
    Spread sliced onion over bottom of dutch oven.
  • 3Add potatoes on top of onions (both white and sweet), add carrots on top of potatoes.
    Sprinkle with sugar and salt.
  • 4Add prunes over carrot and potato mixture.
    Add boiling water halfway up side of pot. You might have to add more as it cooks down. Give it all a good mix.
  • 5Cook on top of stove until mixture comes to a boil. Then put it into the oven and roast until the potatoes and carrots and prunes break down and become soft.
  • 6Make the motza ball mix and boil them in water (keep finished balls on the side).
  • 7Once the veggies break down, add motza balls to top of potatoes and roast until balls dry out a bit.
    Watch the water level because if it dries out too fast it will burn.

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About Tsimmis Recipe (no meat)

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Eastern European
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Heirloom

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