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Muhammara (Roasted Pepper & Walnut Spread)

Muhammara (Roasted Pepper & Walnut Spread)

James Pucos
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 264 kcal


  • 4 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 1/4 cups raw walnut halves
  • 1.3 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup fire-roasted red bell peppers peeled, seeded,coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 1 tbsp salt plus more if needed
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp Aleppo pepper flakes or other red pepperflakes plus a pinch or so for garnish
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Italian parsley for garnish chopped


Muhammara (Roasted Pepper & Walnut Spread): Heat a skillet over medium heat. Include pecans and shower with one tablespoon olive oil. Cook and mix until pecans smell toasted and have gently caramelized for around 5 minutes. Expel from warmth and move pecans to a plate to cool. Save 2 or 3 to slash and use for topping coarsely. Watch Now
Spot the skillet over medium heat; include one tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs; cook and mix as often as possible until scraps turn brilliant dark colored, 3 or 4 minutes. Expel from heat and sprinkle onto a plate with pecans. Watch Now
Spot peppers in the bowl of a nourishment processor. Include pecans, toasted bread scraps, garlic, lemon juice, pomegranate molasses, salt, paprika, Aleppo pepper pieces, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Shower with staying two tablespoons olive oil. Watch Now
Heartbeat on and off, scratching blend down every so often, until the mixture is genuinely beautiful and smooth. Move to a bowl; spread and refrigerate until chilled, around 2 hours. Watch Now
Move to a shallow serving bowl. Utilize the back of a spoon to twirl spaces superficially to catch the embellishments. Embellishment with saved slashed pecans, a shower of olive oil, pepper drops, and cleaved parsley.
Nutrition Facts (Per Serving): Calories 264, Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 31g, Fat 6g
Keyword Muhammara, Roasted Pepper & Walnut Spread