Lebanese Spicy Red Pepper Paste Muhammara Recipe

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The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Lebanese Spicy Red Pepper Paste Muhammara Recipe. Enjoy the Lebanese Cuisine and  learn how to make Lebanese Spicy Red Pepper Paste Muhammara recipe.

Serve this spicy muhammara paste with warm pita wedges or crackers and with crunchy vegetables

Type Vegetarian
Level Easy
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes
Yield 6 Servings

Tools You Will Need:

1 cup
1 tsp
1 tbsp
Baking sheet
Food processor
Small saucepan


3 medium red bell peppers, steams, and seeds removed
1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped
½ cup olive oil
½ cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs
¾ cup walnuts, crushed
1-1½ tbsp chili powder (add more for a Spicer paste)
¼ tsp cumin
2-3 tbsp water


1. Preheat oven 350F

2. Preparing the peppers:

On a lightly greased baking sheet, place red peppers. Roast for
approximately 12 minutes turning occasionally.

Remove from the oven and peel the skin off.

3. In a small, lightly greased (use olive oil) saucepan, sauté the onion
until translucent (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool.

4. In a food processor, puree the breadcrumbs and the water. Add just
enough water to create an even paste.

5. Finishing up:

Add the onions, the peppers, and the oil to the food processor and
bland until an even paste.
Best Served With: Pita Bread

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