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Apple Charoset


  • 3 apples
  • 1 tbl lemon juice, or 1 tbsp blood orange or orange juice and 1 tsp orange zest
  • 5 dried apricots, diced
  • 1 cup walnuts, pecans or almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, diced
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, diced
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sweet red wine (like Manischewitz)
  • Honey


1. Core and quarter your apples, and grate, chop finely, or coarsely food process them. Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Eat as a snack or on top of matzo! (Got beets? Try switching a peeled and grated beet in for one of the apples.)

Adapted from Fork Fingers Chopsticks