Muhammara Recipe

Updated 8 months ago

Ingredients:a 7-ounce jar of roasted red peppers, drained2/3 cup fine fresh bread crumbs1/3 cup walnuts, lightly toasted, finely chopped2 to 4 garlic cloves, minced and mashed to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice to taste2 teaspoons pomegranate molasses*1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon dried hot pepper flakes3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oiltoasted pita triangles as an accompaniment*available at Middle Eastern marketsDirections:In a food processor blend together the peppers, the bread crumbs, the walnuts, the garlic, the lemon juice, the pomegranate molasses, the cumin, the red pepper flakes, and salt to taste until the mixture is smooth and with the motor running add the oil gradually. Transfer the muhammara to a bowl and serve it at room temperature with the pita triangles.Recipe Submitted by: Mark Janicki


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