Short Rib Tsimmes

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"My honey's request for this year's Seder: short ribs in a sweet root vegetable stew, sweetened with honey and prunes. Can be made vegetarian without the meat, or substitute stew meat of choice."
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8 h 30 m servings 1363 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1363 kcal
  • 68%
  • Fat:
  • 60.9 g
  • 94%
  • Carbs:
  • 176.3g
  • 57%
  • Protein:
  • 37.5 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 124 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 664 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Season short ribs with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onions in hot oil until softened and translucent, 7 to 10 minutes; transfer to a bowl
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining tablespoon oil to the skillet. Cook short ribs in hot oil until browned on all sides, 2 to 4 minutes per side; transfer to a slow cooker.
  4. Stir sweet potatoes, carrots, onions, prunes, honey, and cloves together in a large bowl. Pour onion mixture over short ribs into slow cooker.
  5. Cook on Low for 8 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.


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I found a 3 lb bag of prunes in my pantry that I didn't know what to do with, so I went a-huntin' for prune cooking. I have no idea what a tsimmes is, but holy hannah it's sweet. Like, sweeter ...

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