Muhammara is a rich, walnut and roasted pepper based sauce to bring Middle Eastern flair to your palate. Try using it as a replacement for ketchup for a sweet yet rich alternative. Keto-friendly option can be made by replacing traditional pomegranate molasses with low-carb yacon syrup!
Muhammara with Keto Option
This Middle Eastern staple will bring a whole new flavor profile to your meals. Try it in place of ketchup to change things up a bit!
Author: Nicole Poirier
Recipe type: sauce, condiment, dip
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Californian, Vegan
Serves: 1 cup
- ¾ c walnuts
- ¼ c olive oil
- 1 ½ Tablespoons pomegranate molasses/yacon syrup for a low-carb version
- 1 teaspoon plain paprika
- Pinch cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup roasted red peppers
- 3 green onions, chopped and divided
- Salt & pepper to taste
- Combine all ingredients except ½ of the green onions, salt, and pepper in a blender and puree until smooth. Season with salt & pepper and stir in remaining chopped onions for texture. Use immediately or transfer to small lidded container. Keeps for 1 week in the refrigerator.
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