Saturday, June 20, 2009

Need recipe for.....

I smoked some pork the other day and used it for quesadillas last night. Had some nice green onions from the Old Cheney Farmers market also. But I struggled with a roasted red pepper dip to go with them. I roasted three red peppers, removed the seeds, ribs and most of the black burnt parts. In the food processor I added garlic, salt, pepper and some chickpeas. I added a splash of olive oil and it tasted okay but didn't really knock my socks off. It was pretty good with some pita chips we had but I expected it to stand on its own a bit more.

Do you have any suggestions for what I should add to it next time? I like the concept and the preparation but I was left wanting something more. But I'm not sure what it was.


the DISH said...

Maybe adding some tahini (couple tbs) and a few healthy squeezes of lemon juice would help out your cause. also, I would add more olive oil (about 1/4 cup, slowly, like you are making an emulsion). Sounds like you were on your way to some roasted red pepper hummus...sounds delicious! hope that helps.

Chris said...

Thanks for the tips, I will give it a go on the leftovers.