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Mediterranean Red Pepper Sauce

April 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Jarred roasted red peppers are an invaluable addition to any cook's pantry. Paired with almonds, garlic and spices, they make a simple, rich-tasting sauce to serve with grilled fish or vegetables.



READER'S COMMENT:
"an absolutely fantastic sauce. I have given this recipe to a number of my friends and they all say this is great. It is especially good on wild salmon. "
Mediterranean Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Makes: About 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper
  • 1 7-ounce jar roasted red peppers, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar

Preparation

  1. Combine almonds, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt and crushed red pepper in a food processor; pulse until the almonds are ground. Add peppers, oil and vinegar; process until smooth, stopping several times to scrape down the sides of the workbowl.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 26 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 161 mg sodium; 14 mg potassium.

Exchanges: free food


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