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Charoset, Yemenite (P)
Source: "Joan Nathan's Holiday Kitchen"
Serves: 6

[Archivists' Note: Because of the sesame seeds and coriander, this may not be suitable for Pesach for some individuals/families.]

1 cup pitted, chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped dried figs
1/3 cup sweet Passover wine
3 tbsp. sesame seeds
1 tsp. ground ginger
pinch of coriander
1 small red chili pepper, seeded and minced, or a pinch of cayenne
2 tbsp matzo meal

In a large bowl, combine the dates, figs, and wine. Add the sesame seeds, ginger, coriander, chili pepper, and matzo meal and blend thoroughly. Roll into 1" balls or serve in a bowl.

Posted by Maxine L. Wolfson

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 165 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (13% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium