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Muhammara Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christine Osborne
Added: Saturday, November 10, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 medium onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup crushed walnuts
3/4 cup breadcrumbs blended with cold water to a puree
2 tablespoons paprika
1 small can hot pepper puree
a pinch of ground cumin
salt
1 tablespoon pine nuts sauteed in a little oil

Directions:
Directions:
Using a deep skillet, saute the onions gently in the oil until soft and golden. Add the walnuts, the breadcrumb puree, the pepper, the cumin and salt to taste. Continue to saute gently on a low heat until the ingredients are well blended- about 12 minutes.

Remove from heat, place in a bowl and garnish with pine nuts.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Muhammara is eaten as a dip with bread. It can also be used as a spicy dip with kebabs, grilled meats and fish. The Lebanese also eat it as a spread on toast.

 

 

 

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