Charoset typically contains chopped apples and nuts. This updated version is nut-free, made with a combination of fresh and dried fruit. It can be prepared one day ahead and refrigerated. For best flavor, serve at room temperature.
2 large red tart apples, diced into ¼-inch cubes
½ cup dried figs, finely chopped (about 5 to 6)
½ cup whole dates, finely chopped (about 6)
½ cup dried apricots, finely chopped (about 10 to 12)
-Zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons finely shredded unsweetened coconut
1 tablespoon kirsch, red wine or orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon fresh peeled ginger, grated or minced
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1. Place apples, figs, dates and apricots in a medium bowl. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, coconut, kirsch, honey, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Stir to combine.
Each serving contains 126 calories, 1g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 23g sugars, 1g protein, 13Est GL