Turkish Haroset

This fruit-filled haroset would be excellent on matzo for a snack during Passover, when leavened bread is forbidden. And it's good spread on toast for breakfast the rest of the year. Try it with Gala apples.


1 1/2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 3.4 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 17.8 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 23 mg


1/2 cup whole pitted dates
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup sweet red wine
1/2 cup dried apricots
1/4 cup dried figs
1/2 apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch chunks
1/3 cup orange sections
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Combine dates, raisins, and wine in a medium bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, and let stand at room temperature 8 hours or overnight.

Place raisin mixture in a food processor. Add dried apricots, dried figs, apple, orange, and chopped walnuts. Process until almost smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.