Mouhamara (Peppers, Walnut Pesto)

Afaf's Peppers & Walnut Pesto, MyLastBite.com

Mouhamara (Peppers & Walnut Pesto)
Recipe by my friend Afaf at Simply Heaven

1 Jar 12 oz roasted peppers, (Well drained)
1 π lightly toasted walnuts for mixing it in the food processor with the peppers
 ∏ cup walnut chunky chopped for mixing at the end to give it a crunch
≤ cup FRESH plain bread crumbs
2 cloves minced garlic
3 tea spoons pomegranate molasses
1 table spoon lemon juice
1 tea spoon cumin
1 tea spoon Cayenne peppers (more or less it depend how hot you want it)
1 table spoon Tahini sauce
About 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt to your taste.
 
 
In the food processor add all ingredients but NOT the olive oil and Not the ∏ cup of the chunky chopped walnuts
While the processor is running (not for long) start adding (kind of drizzling) the olive oil until it forms the perfect consistency.
 
In a bowl add the chunky walnuts and fold a few times to mix.
Serve in a room temp. It is great plain on crispy pita bread or a garnish for meat.

1 Jar of 12 oz Roasted Pepper, well drained

1 1/4 cup lightly toasted walnuts for mixing it in the food processor with the peppers

1/2 cup walnut chunky chopped for mixing at the end to give it a crunch

3/4 cup FRESH plain bread crumbs

2 cloves minced garlic

3 tea spoons pomegranate molasses

1 table spoon lemon juice

1 tea spoon cumin

1 tea spoon Cayenne peppers (more or less it depend how hot you want it)

1 table spoon Tahini sauce

About 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Salt to your taste.

In the food processor add all ingredients but NOT the olive oil and Not the 1/2 cup of the chunky chopped walnuts

While the processor is running (not for long) start adding (kind of drizzling) the olive oil until it forms the perfect consistency.

In a bowl add the chunky walnuts and fold a few times to mix.

Serve in a room temp. It is great plain on crispy pita bread or a garnish for meat.

Afaf’s HOW TO photo on this page

Afaf’s Blog –  “Simply Heaven”

Photo by MyLastBite, taken at Afaf’s Dinner Party on 4/25/09

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2 responses to “Mouhamara (Peppers, Walnut Pesto)

  1. Iam craving Mouhamara now!!!!

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