Muhammara (Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper Dip)

Smoky, savory and aromatic, Muhammara is a delicious Middle Eastern red pepper and walnut dip that is flavored with tangy pomegranate molasses, bright lemon and warm spices.  This savory dip is the perfect addition to serve alongside grilled meats or simple pita and will surely become your favorite mezze to add to the party!

Lets make muhammara.  First, gather all of  your Ingredients!

Step 1. Roast the bell peppers and garlic cloves in the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 35-40 minutes until vegetables are charred and tender.

Step 2. Remove the peppers from the oven and cover with a sheet of plastic wrap to steam for 10 minutes. Then peel off the thick charred layer of the peppers and garlic and discard the peppers seeds.

Step 3. To a food processor, add the roasted peppers and garlic, walnuts, pomegranate molasses, breadcrumbs, lemon zest and juice, spices and olive oil.

Step 4. Blend the muhammara until smooth but there is still some texture. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed.

Step 5. Transfer the muhammara to a bowl and garnish with pomegranate seeds, lemon zest and fresh parsley.

Find the full recipe for Muhammara on  Linked below!