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Abby’s Haroses & Matzo Kugel Recipes

Haroses Recipe

  • 1 apple chopped
  • 1/2 cup ground nuts
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Negev Nectars honey
  • 2 Tbls red wine

Chop or coarsely grate apple and mash thoroughly with the rest of the ingredients.  When the mixture is smooth and no longer lumpy, add the wine and mix again. Serves 4 to 6.



Matzo Kugel  (can be frozen and reheated before serving)

  • 1 cup minced onions
  • 1 cup finely diced celery
  • 6 Tbls Negev Nectars olive oil 
  • 3 1/2 cup matzo farfel (or crumbled matzo)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 can condensed clear chicken soup undiluted
  • 1/4 cup hot water

Preheat oven 375 degrees. Saute onion and celery in olive oil until onions are tender but not browned. Stir in matzo.
Combine remaining ingredients and to matzo mixture.  Blend together. Pour into well-greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish.  Bake in preheated oven for about 1/2 hour or until firm.

All Negev Nectars foods are produced in the Ramat Hanegev region and are certified kosher by Rabbi Svisa, the head of the Ramat Hanegev region rabbinic council,
or are produced in the Arava and are certified kosher by Rabbi Moshe Ha’araya, head of the Eilat region rabbinic council.