Muhammara (Tomato Dip)

A very famous Lebanese, Syrian dip


  • Four Medium Size Tomatoes
  • Half an Onion Diced
  • One Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Two tablespoons of Sweet Paprika
  • One teaspoon of Chili  Pepper
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Half a cup of Bread Crumbs
  • Half Cup of Crushed Walnuts

How to Prepare:

Boil the tomatoes for 5 to 7 minutes until skin is cracked. Peel the skin and then crush into a sauce (optional) You can crush the tomatoes with the peel if you wish.

Add one tablespoon of olive oil into a medium-sized saucepan and put on the burner at medium flame.

Add the onion and cook until golden yellow.

Add the crushed tomato to the onion and add a dash of salt & pepper to the mixture.

Cook until the sauce is thick then turn of the burner.

Add the sweet paprika and the chili pepper to the tomato sauce.

Add the  bread crumbs and the crushed almonds and mix. and mix together
Serve Cold

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3 Responses to Muhammara (Tomato Dip)

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  2. Sunny says:

    I love this dip and made it often when I had my catering company. I love Middle Eastern cuisine, one of my top five cuisines!

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