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Haroset with Pistachios and Pepper

haroset

Various traditions call for different kinds of Haroset at the Pesach Seder. This recipe, using pistachios and pepper, is definitely one of the more interesting harosets around.

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  • 6 cupsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 2/3 cup sweet red Passover wine
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger (or 1 teaspoon ground)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade

Preparation

1. Combine the apricots, dates, raisins, apples, pistachio nuts, almonds, wine, vinegar, orange peel, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and marmalade in a bowl, mix and let rest for at least 4 hours before serving. May be made 3 days ahead.