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Turkish   -   Walnut Garlic Spread With Hot Sweet Peppers (Muhammara)   adapted from Classical Turkish Cooking by Ayla Algar

  • 2 Large Sweet Red Peppers -- roasted
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 2/3 Cup Walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic
  • 2/3 Cup Sourdough Bread Crumbs -- toasted
  • 2 Medium Red Jalepenos -- chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
Directions Roasted peppers and chop. In food processor, grind peppers and water to a paste. Set aside. Pound walnuts with garlic. Stir in bread crumbs and jalapenos. Continue mixing until all ingredients are finely crushed and well mixed. Add in pepper paste and olive oil. Season with cumin, red pepper flakes, and lemon juice. The whole dish can be made in the food processor if desired. Let stand in refrigerator overnight to allow flavors to blend. Serve on pita points or crackers.
Serves 1
Time to Make 0:00

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