Laiza Panelim's Chic Tzimmes Salad. Photo: Hagit Biliya
Laiza Panelim's Chic Tzimmes Salad. Photo: Hagit Biliya

Chic Tzimmes Salad

Liza Panelim add some flair to the traditional way of making tzimmes. A colorful side dish that will lift everyone's spirits at your holiday table.

Ingredients for Chic Tzimmes Salad

  • 4 fresh carrots peeled and cut into sticks or cubes, whatever you prefer
  • 2 red or white onions cut in the same way as the carrots
  • Pinch of fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons wild rice cooked in a lot of water until tender but not mushy (around 20 minutes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) olive oil
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons date honey
  • Salt

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons date honey
  • Juice and zest from half an orange
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon golden raisins

Serve with:

  • Handful of rosemary needles
  • 2 tablespoons toasted


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180ºC.

Preparing the carrot mixture:

  • 2. In a bowl, mix the onions, carrots, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons date honey, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, salt and pepper. Place the mixture in an oven-safe dish and transfer to the oven. Bake for about 40 minutes until golden brown.

Preparing the sauce:

  • 3. Mix the raisins with 2 tablespoons date honey, orange juice and zest, 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and lots of ground black pepper. Stir until the sauce ingredients have blended and dissolved.

  • 4. Arrange the carrot and onion mixture in a serving dish, sprinkle a few rosemary needles on top (optional) as well as the toasted blanched almonds. Pour the sauce over them and serve.

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This recipe is courtesy of the “HaShulchan” website

*שמנו לב שחסרים כמה פרטים קטנים להשלמת הפרופיל שלך ב־FOODISH, אפשר להוסיף אותם בקלות בעמוד המשתמש שלך.