Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage

Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage
The Yin and Yang of Thankfulness

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Baby It's Hot Outside Let's Go For My Dip!

Hot Fun In The Summer Time!

Easy Red Pepper Dip
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 package whole-wheat pitas, 1 pita torn into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
3/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 jar (16 ounces) roasted red peppers, drained, rinsed, and roughly chopped
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse salt
1.In a medium skillet, simmer pomegranate juice over medium-high until thick, syrupy, and beginning to brown slightly around edges, 13 minutes (you should have about 2 tablespoons syrup).

2.Meanwhile, in a food processor, process torn pita until coarse crumbs form. Add walnuts, paprika, cumin, and cayenne and process until finely chopped. Add peppers, lemon juice, and syrup and process until mixture is a smooth paste. With machine running, slowly pour oil through feed tube and process until combined. Season with salt and serve with remaining pitas, toasted and cut into wedges.

Avocado-Corn Salsa
Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 101, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 75mg, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Total Fat: 7g, Carbs: 11g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Protein: 2g  Carb Choices: 0.5

3/4 cup(s) corn, frozen, thawed
1/2 cup(s) tomato(es), grape, quartered
1 medium avocado, diced
1 tablespoon cilantro, fresh, chopped
2 teaspoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt, Kosher
Toss avocado, corn, tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice and salt in a medium bowl.
No Biggie!
now let's partee!

No comments: