Caramelized Onion and Carrot Tsimmes with Candied Ginger

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Appears in
Jewish Holiday Cooking

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2008

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Spicy, sweet, and tangy-sour notes harmonize beautifully in this meatless vegetable-fruit melange. Serve it as a side dish or offer it as a condiment with chicken, turkey, or brisket.


  • 3 tablespoons mild olive or canola oil
  • pounds onions (preferably red), thinly sliced (


In a 10- to 12-inch heavy skillet, heat the oil and add the onions. Salt and pepper lightly and stir well. Cook, covered, over very low heat, stirring occasionally so the onions do not burn, for 30 to 40 minutes, until they are meltingly tender and almost transparent.

Add the carrots, ginger, o