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Red Pepper-Walnut Pâte

This rich and flavorful pâte is great used as a spread for crostini or bruschetta.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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2 large red bell peppers
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2 Tbs. olive oil
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1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
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1 clove garlic, minced
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1 cup walnuts, chopped
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2 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley

Instructions: 

  1. Roast bell peppers over open flame or under broiler, turning frequently, until skin is blackened on all sides. Place in paper bag, seal bag and let stand 5 minutes. Remove from bag and scrape charred skin from peppers. Remove stems and seeds; coarsely chop peppers and set aside.
  2. In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. In food processor, combine onion mixture, reserved roasted pepper, walnuts, parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Process until smooth. Transfer to bowl, and chill before serving.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
290
Protein: 
6 g
Total Fat: 
26 g
Saturated Fat: 
3 g
Carbohydrates: 
12 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
4 mg
Fiber: 
4 g
Sugar: 
0 g
Yield: 
4 Servings