Muhammara

Muhammara

 

Servings: 10 people

 

Ingredients:Lebanese MUHAMMARA

  • 3 fresh red peppers
  • 2/3 cup fine fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted lightly and chopped fine
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced and mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pomegranate molasses
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • toasted pita bread triangles as an accompaniment

 

Preparation:

  • Blacken or roast the peppers in the oven (turn them regularly). Let them cool. Remove the skin and the seeds.
  • Toast the walnuts and cumin seeds in a skillet. Leave to cool.
  • Mix peppers, nuts, cumin, salt, garlic, lemon juice, breadcrumbs and molasses in a food processor until the texture is smooth.
  • While continuing to mix, slowly add the olive oil. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Keep refrigerated.
Nutrition Information:
Serving size: 1
Calories: 250
Fat: 6 g
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Sodium: 160 mg
Protein: 4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg

 

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