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Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Tzimmes Weight Watchers


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Ingredients

7 oz frozen chopped onions, about 2 cups
3 pound raw lean beef brisket, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces (boneless)
2 large garlic clove(s), minced
2 medium sweet potato(es), peeled and cut into bite-size chunks
1/2 pound baby carrots, cut in half if large
8 small uncooked new potatoes, cut in half (unpeeled)
1 cup Dole Pitted Prunes, or other brand
4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice, divided (from 2 small lemons)
5 tsp honey, divided
1 1/2 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup canned beef broth


Place onion, beef, garlic, sweet potatoes, carrots, new potatoes, prunes, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of honey in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon and broth; stir well.


Cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. About 5 minutes before serving, stir in remaining 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and remaining 2 teaspoons of honey; cover and cook on low for 5 minutes. Yields about 1 1/2 cups of solids and gravy per serving.


Notes:


You can substitute dried apricots for the prunes if you prefer.


When it's not Passover, consider thickening up the gravy: spoon 1 tablespoon of flour into a cup and stir in 1/4 cup of the tzimmes liquid until the mixture is lump-free. Add the flour mixture to the slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 10 minutes. (Adding the flour does not affect the recipe’s POINTS value.)


Pairs Well With


Notes

Honey-sweetened tzimmes is a classic Jewish recipe. Toss all the ingredients into a slow cooker in the morning for a fabulous, no-fuss holiday meal.

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