Recipe for Charoset: A Passover Favorite

| 4/3/2009 11:03:21 AM


Passover  begins April 9th and I won’t be home this year to celebrate my favorite Jewish festival. Fortunately, my friend Karen was willing to share her delicious recipe for charoset, a wonderful fruit, nut and wine mix eaten during Passover. Charoset is meant to remind its eaters of the mortar the Jewish slaves used to bond bricks in Ancient Egypt. It is served on matzah and it’s a great Jewish dish. Here are two recipes from my friend Karen, who makes charoset every year for our Seder back home.  

Photo by Imagine24/Courtesy Flickr

Ashkenazi Charoset with Brown Sugar
Serves 8 

 This is a standard Ashkenazi (Eastern European Jews) recipe, with a little brown sugar added for depth. 

• 3 medium Gala or Fuji apples, peeled, cored, and finely diced
• 3/4 (or more to taste) cups walnut halves, lightly toasted, cooled, and coarsely chopped
• 1/2 cup sweet red wine such as Manischewitz Extra Heavy Malaga
• 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
• 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

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