Haroset—Passover Apple, Nut, and Honey Relish

Preparation info
  • Makes about 2½ to 3 cups; serves

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Like most Jewish holidays, Passover celebrates a bittersweet experience in the history of the Jewish people. The misery of the Israelites’ slavery in Egypt, followed by the sweetness of liberation from bondage. True to form, there’s a Passover dish that symbolizes this dichotomy, one of the most distinctive and delectable dishes in the holiday tradition: haroset. Part relish, part pâté, haroset symbolizes the mortar used by the Hebrew slaves to build pharaoh’s pyramids, but the honey, wine,