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A Passover meal without matzo? That's nuts

April 15, 2011 |  1:47 pm

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There is an alternative to a Passover meal that's heavy on the matzo: Use nuts.

All tree nuts are kosher for Passover, and they have been used throughout culinary history as flours, binders and thickeners. Best of all, nuts taste 100% better than matzo, have a heart-healthy reputation and are considerably kinder on the digestive system. Nuts can also be an excellent solution for those who are gluten-intolerant. Read more here in this week's Food section cover story, plus find recipes such as this chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake.

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