Haroset

Ashkenazi Haroset

A recipe for the fruit-and-nut mortar of the seder plate.

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On the Passover seder plate, haroset symbolizes the mortar used by slaves in Egypt. These are the classic Eastern European ingredients. Only the proportions vary.

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From The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Reprinted with permission.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon sugar or honey, or to taste

2 - 3 Tablespoons sweet red wine

2 medium-sized tart apples

1/2 cup (50 g) walnuts (or almonds), chopped

1/2 - 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Peel, core, and finely chop or grate the apples. Mix with the rest of the ingredients.

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