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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

Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1997




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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning with more lemon juice and salt, if desired.


Tip: To make fresh breadcrumbs: Trim crusts from firm sandwich bread. Tear bread into pieces and process in a food processor until coarse crumbs form. One slice of bread makes about 1/3 cup crumbs.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon
51 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 4.1g; dietary fiber 0.6g; sugars 0.3g; fat 3g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 228IU; vitamin c 1.4mg; folate 2.7mcg; calcium 8.9mg; iron 0.3mg; magnesium 7.7mg; potassium 13.8mg; sodium 119.4mg.

1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat