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Winter Squash & Chicken Tzimmes Recipe

Looking for an easy Winter Squash & Chicken Tzimmes recipe? Learn how to make Winter Squash & Chicken Tzimmes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kellyjess

Makes 8 servings



Fresh orange juice and cinnamon infuse this winter squash and chicken stew. Tzimmes (pronounced "tsim-iss") can also be made with brisket and is often served during the Jewish New Year. A fairly sweet dish, it's said to offer wishes for a sweet year ahead.

Recipe Ingredients for Winter Squash & Chicken Tzimmes

8 cups diced winter squash
1/2 cup prunes
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium scallions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
32 oz lean ham
1 cup water
1 teaspoon orange rind
1/4 cup orange juice

Recipe Directions for Winter Squash & Chicken Tzimmes

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. 2. Place squash, prunes, garlic, shallots, cinnamon, oregano, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Transfer to a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle chicken with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and place on top of the vegetables. Mix broth, orange zest and juice in a small bowl and pour over the chicken. Cover the baking dish with foil.

  3. 3. Bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and continue baking until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked through, basting often, about 1 hour more.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 308.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
211
Calories from Fat
28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.1g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
1499mg
62%
Potassium
1338mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
24.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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