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Have you ever thought of making a vegan version of the traditional Jewish tzimmes? Well here’s your chance! Our delightful Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes recipe is both flavorful, healthy, and sure to impress. The combination of sweet potatoes with carrots is an unbeatable pairing in this savory dish. With bright vegetables, spices that taste like fall, and a tasty sweetness from the dried prunes and apricots, this delicious main will be sure to satisfy everyone at your table. So gather around the dinner table and let’s get cooking!


Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes: It’s sure to satisfy your heart’s desire!


This vegan version of the traditional Jewish tzimmes dish is an incredibly flavorful, simple-to-make twist on a time-honored recipe. Instead of the traditional ingredients like beef or chicken, this healthy take on the classic recipe uses carrots and sweet potatoes seasoned with spices like cinnamon and ginger for an exotic flair. The hearty texture provided by these vegetable staples makes this a surprisingly filling vegan main dish that’s sure to be a hit at your next dinner party or family gathering. For vegans looking for an inspired take on an old favorite meal, this carrot and sweet potato tzimmes is sure to be enough to satisfy your hearts’ desires!


Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes


Serving Suggestions


Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes provide a warm and comforting contrast to a wide range of dishes. The perfect accompaniment to this savory dish is a plant-based option such as quinoa or couscous, both of which are sure to bring out the unique flavors of the carrots and sweet potatoes. Alternatively, rice can be served alongside its nutrient-rich qualities for added texture and volume. Finally, finish off your vegan carrot and sweet potato tzimmes with crunchy toppings like fresh herbs or roasted nuts for an even more appetizing experience.


Basmati Rice is my go-to side dish with this!

Basmati Rice is my go-to side dish with this!


Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes


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Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

It's full of flavor from the carrots, sweet potatoes, cinnamon, and brown sugar - it feels like an instant hug in a bowl when you have a taste! Plus, it only takes minimal prep time so you can squeeze it into your busy schedule.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Israel
Servings 8 servings
Calories 265 kcal


Let's gather the ingredients!

  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 3 large carrots sliced
  • 1 apple peeled, cored, and sliced
  • ½ cup dried prunes chopped
  • ¼ cup dried apricots chopped
  • cup orange juice fresh
  • 1 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup walnuts finely chopped, for topping


Let's Begin!

  • Bake the sweet potatoes until done but still fairly firm. Once cool enough to handle, peel and slice them.
  • Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and saute over medium heat until translucent. Add the carrots and continue to saute until the onion is lightly browned.
  • Add the remaining ingredients except for the walnuts in a mixing bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed. Don't worry if the potato slices break apart.
  • Oil a shallow 2-quart baking dish Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the top begins to turn slightly crusty.
  • Serve warm with a sprinkle of chopped walnuts on top.
  • Enjoy with family and friends!
Keyword Carrot, easy to make, Healthy, sweet potato, Tzimmes, vegan


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1. Vegan Cheddar Cheese Recipe

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4. Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

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Delicious flavor, minimal ingredients, and straightforward directions make this Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes unparalleled. Whether you are short on time or a vegan chef looking to add something special to your menu, this tzimmes is sure to please. Plus, the fragrance of cinnamon, apples, and prunes adds a tart sweetness that will tantalize tastebuds. With special touches like these, it’s hard not to fall in love with this comely side dish. We hope you give it a try – and don’t forget to share pictures of your Vegan Carrot and Sweet Potato Tsimmes with us! Let’s stand together in the spirit of celebrating good food while simultaneously creating delicious meals our family can enjoy – in essence making food memories we can cherish forever. Let us know what you think!


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