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Turkish Red Pepper Spread

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From EatingWell:  May/June 1997, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

Enriched with walnuts and olive oil, a jar of roasted peppers quickly turns into muhammara, a spread from southeast Turkey. Serve on Toasted Pita Crisps or crisp sesame crackers

About 3/4 cup | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Toast walnuts in a small dry skillet over medium heat, stirring, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning with more lemon juice and salt, if desired.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon : 41 Calories; 3 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 4 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 115 mg Sodium; 14 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat

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