Most people make charoset for Passover using the same recipe that people around the world have used for thousands of years -- apples, walnuts and wine. This is a Faye Levy that takes fusion cuisine to a whole new level. This is certainly going to be the charoset on my table this year!
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- 1 cup macadamia nuts (or 1/2 cup macadamia nuts and 1/2 cup almonds)
- 2 -3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 large apple
- 1 1/2 cups finely diced pineapple, preferably fresh
- 2 -3 tablespoons sweet red wine
- 1 -2 tablespoon chopped candied ginger or 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated gingerroot or 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 cup finely diced dried papaya (optional)
- 1 banana
- 1Grind 1/2 cup macadamia nuts with 2 tablespoons sugar in a food processor until fine.
- 2Chop the remaining macadamia nuts or almonds into fine pieces.
- 3Peel and core the apple.
- 4Grate it into a bowl.
- 5Add the pineapple and 2 tablespoons wine.
- 6Stir in the ground nut mixture, ginger, cinnamon, papaya and chopped nuts.
- 7Peel and finely dice the banana and add to the bowl.
- 8Taste and add more sugar or wine if desired.
Nutritional Facts for Hawaiian Charoset
Serving Size: 1 (101 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 176.9
- Calories from Fat 115
- Total Fat 12.8 g
- Saturated Fat 2.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
- Sugars 11.1 g
- Protein 1.7 g
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