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A Gahntze Tzimmes


Tired of making the same old dinner? Entertain relatives and neighbors with this dish full of unique flavors!









Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


3 pounds beef brisket
boneless brisket, up to 4 pounds
2 tablespoon schmaltz (chicken fat)
(rendered chicken fat)
3 tablespoon carrots
2 pound prunes
2 pound apricots, dried
1 each lemon
thinly sliced
3 tablespoon sweet potatoes, or yams
1 each oranges
juice of
5 cups water
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour


Sear meat well in hot fat in a Dutch oven or heavy skillet on top of the stove. Transfer to a roasting pan. Peel carrots and cut in 1-inch round slices. Place them around the meat. Add prunes, apricots and lemon slices. Peel sweet potatoes and cut in 1-inch slices. Place over meat and fruit in the roaster.

Add orange juice to boiling water. Combine brown sugar and flour and add enough water to make a thin paste. Add this paste to the orange juice mixture. Pour over the Tzimmes. If necessary, add more boiling water to bring liquid to the top of the tzimmes. Cover. Bake at 400℉ (200℃) for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 325℉ (160℃). and continue baking 4½ hours. Uncover and bake 30 minutes longer.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 130g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 26638% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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