Passover Seder Plate, Charoset Recipe
Easy to make, delicious and healthy are all you can get from charoset dish. Charoset is a sweet dark-colored paste which is made of fruits and nuts. Interestingly, this is one of the symbolic foods on the Passover Seder Plate. Passover Seder is Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is so interesting that you can make it at home easily and here is the charoset recipe you can try.
- 1 ¼ cups toasted walnuts
- ½ lemon (juice)
- 1 pound Granny Smith apples (peeled, cored and cut into large chunks)
- ¼ cup kosher sweet wine like Manischewitz
- ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Matzo (for serving)
- In the bowl of a food processor, place the walnuts, fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse until chopped but not a paste. It is commonly done in 20 (1-second) pulses.
- Then, transfer it to a medium bowl.
- After that, place the apples and lemon juice in the food processor. Pulse it until the apples are finely chopped or about 25 (1-second) pulses.
- Then, transfer to the bowl along with the walnuts.
- Next, add the wine and cinnamon to the apple-walnut. Stir it well until it well-combined.
- Season it with salt and pepper to taste.
- Let your charoset sit until the flavors meld (at least 30 minutes).
- Then, it is ready to be served. Serve it with matzo.
All dishes that you will have in the festival of Passover are believed to have many health benefits as well as the charoset from this charoset recipe. It has a lot of health ingredients. The most common benefit of it is lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.