Tzimmes might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, and primal recipe has 262 calories, 2g of protein, and 11g of fat per serving. Head to the store and pick up carrots, orange zest, honey, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour.
In a medium heavy-bottomed pot, over medium heat, heat oil until it shimmers.
Add the onions and cook for 5 to 7 minutes until soft and light-golden.
Add carrots and cook for 3 minutes.
Stir in raisins, cinnamon, cardamom and cook for 2 minutes more. Meanwhile, stir the honey and the salt into the orange juice and mix to combine.
Add the juice-honey mixture to the vegetables, sprinkle with pepper, reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir in zest. Taste and adjust the seasonings, if necessary.
Serve, with a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt, if desired.