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Muhammara May I

Is it a dip? A spread? Muhammara is a zesty, peppery Middle Eastern dish sort of similar to hummus. Traditionally a combination of roasted red peppers and walnuts, this version adds white beans so that eating it really satisfies.
Course: Snack
Keyword: hot pepper, muhammara, turkish


  • 1 heaping cup roasted red bell peppers (you can find them in jars packed in water)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Truth maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon 1 freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Simple Truth cumin
  • 1/2 teaspon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • Pinch of cayenne if you like things spicy
  • 1 Simple Truth 15-ounce can great northern beans or cannellini beans
  • 1/3 cup Simple Truth raw walnuts or raw pumpkin seeds or raw sunflower seeds


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. You might need to pause, scrape down the sides, and then process some more.
  • This is a super spread for veggie-loaded sandwiches as well as a bomb-diggity dip for crackers and crunchy veggies.
  • Store leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge.


Party in Your PlantsReprinted from Party in Your Plants: 100+ Plant-Based Recipes and Problem-Solving Strategies to Help You Eat Healthier © 2020 By Talia Pollock. Published by Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.