This savory dip is made with a base of red peppers and walnuts. In the Middle East it’s a popular snack called “muhammara”. It has a an exceptional taste and texture, and is very healthy for you. Try this as a novel delightful change from the usual dip. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
One 15 oz. size jar of roasted red peppers, rinsed, drained, and chopped
1/3 cup of walnuts, toasted and chopped
1/4 cup of chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves, plus more for garnish
Two tablespoons of olive oil
One tablespoon of lemon juice
One tsp finely grated lemon zest
One-fourth teaspoon kosher salt
Half tsp honey
Half tsp ground cumin
Half tsp freshly ground black pepper
Half tsp chile flakes
Jicama, cucumber or wholegrain pita bread slices
1. Pulse entire ingredients but the jicama in your blender until it’s a smooth texture.
2. Sprinkle on top with the remainder of the chopped parsley. Then serve with veggies or pita.
This delicious recipe is for 1 ½ cups, and will be a treat of sixteen servings.
You can make this ahead and keep it for one day if chilled and covered.
The nutrition information is for a 1 ½ tablespoon serving.