Enjoy this Middle Eastern Walnut Dip (Muhammara) from a brand-new cookbook, The Chile Pepper Bible
Depending upon the source you consult, this roasted red pepper and walnut dip is Armenian, Arabian, Turkish or Syrian in origin. In any case, it is healthful, delicious and a welcome addition to any mezes platter. The author likes to serve it with warm pita bread or cucumber slices. If you eat meat, use this dip as a sauce for kebabs. The author recommends toasting and grinding cumin seeds yourself for the best flavor. Follow the author on Instagram or Facebook for more tips on using chile peppers!
You can win a copy of this new book The Chile Pepper Bible: From Sweet to Fiery and Everything in Between beginning on December 1, 2016. It’s full color, and packed with 250 recipes for using chile peppers in all types of dishes, in addition to a thorough section on types of chile peppers and their uses. Many recipes are gluten-free and vegan-friendly too, tagged with bright-yellow so they’re easy to find.
vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, celiac, paleo, low-sodium (see notes) diets
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