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Passover Charoset - Persian Style (GF) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julie Fine
Added: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup dried apricots, chopped
cup dates, chopped
cup golden raisins
2 apples, preferably tart, peeled and chopped
1 cup pistachio nuts, chopped
1 cup almonds, chopped
⅔ cup sweet red Passover wine
cup Passover cider vinegar
2 tsp. fresh orange peel, grated
1 tsp. ground cardamom or coriander (see Personal Note)
tsp. ground cinnamon
tsp. cayenne pepper
6 to 8 T. orange marmalade

Directions:
Directions:
Place apricots, dates, raisins, apples, pistachios and almonds in a bowl and toss to distribute the ingredients evenly. Pour in the wine and vinegar and toss. Add the orange peel, cardamom or coriander, cinnamon and cayenne pepper and mix thoroughly. Stir in the marmalade until the ingredients are coated. Let rest for at least 2 hours before serving, mixing the ingredients a few times during that time. This may be prepared up to 3 days ahead. Keep refrigerated. Makes about 6 cups.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ashkenazi Jews consider cardamom kitniyot. If you do not eat cardamom or cannot find Passover ground coriander, substitute ground ginger.

 

 

 

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