Bell Pepper Dip

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Uncooked Version: Cut peppers, garlic and onions for easy blending.
  • Add olive oil and seasonings to blender and puree.
  • (You may add a small amount of water for blending ease.) Serve chilled, hot (heat in microwave for 15 seconds on high) or at room temperature.
  • Cooked Version: This is a nice alternative (especially in hot weather) to roasting peppers.
  • Cube or dice peppers and onion and chop garlic.
  • Heat olive oil, onion and garlic in saute pan until just beginning to brown.
  • Add peppers and seasonings and stir frequently on medium flame until peppers are browned at edges and have a glazed look.
  • Place contents in a blender or food processor and puree.
  • Great on bread, crackers, mixed with pasta or rice or in a sauce for flavor.
  • Options and Seasoning Variations: Curry, cinnamon or mustard powder instead of cumin.
  • Add approximately 1/4 cup of plain yogurt or soft soy or cream cheese for a spreadable dish.
  • To make a marinade, add 4 tablespoons of olive oil and 4 tablespoons of either blasamic, red wine, or cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to season fish, poultry and tofu.
  • Refrigeration keeps dish approximately 4 days.
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