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TARAMOSALATA: FISH ROE DIP

TARAMOSALATA: FISH ROE DIP

TARAMOSALATA: FISH ROE DIP

Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup taramas (carp roe)
  • 3-4 slices bread, soaked in 1 cup water
  • ​1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ​juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup olive oil plus more for cooking onions and garlic

Garnish:

  • chopped parsley, olives, and toasted pita

Instructions

  1. Combine onion and garlic cloves with a few tablespoons of olive oil in a pan. Cook over medium heat about 15 minutes or until onion and garlic become soft and golden. Allow to cool.
  2. ​Place cooked onion and garlic in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. ​Squeeze as much water from the soaked bread as possible.
  4. Add the bread to the processor and puree until smooth.
  5. ​Add the taramas with the lemon juice and blend.
  6. ​While the food processor is on, stream in the olive oil and puree until the dip is smooth and thick.
  7. ​This dip tasted best cold.
  8. ​Serve with chopped vegetables or pita bread for dipping.
  9. ​Enjoy!

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