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Apple Muhammara Dip



Muhammara is a Middle Eastern red pepper and walnut spread. It can be served as a dip alongside vegetables or spread onto sandwiches for additional flavor. Including apple peels in this recipe gives the Muhammara a subtle taste of apple without changing the texture and overall flavor of this popular dip. 

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  • 1 cupServings


  • ½ cup ground almonds
  • Peel from one apple
  • ½ cup jarred roasted red pepper or 1 whole pepper, roasted
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 slice whole wheat bread, optional


1. Place the almonds, apple peel, and red pepper into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse all of the ingredients into small pieces. 

2. Add the spices, oil, juice and paste. Blend until smooth.

3. To thicken the dip, add up to 1 piece of bread. Process again to combine.