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Nutty Greek Dip

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2010-07-07 Appetizer
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Garlic, mashed potatoes, and breadcrumbs make a creamy base for this dip. The addition of lemon juice, nuts, and capers add great Greek flavors.

  • Servings: 6-8

Ingredients:

1 cup Whole Wheat Bread Crumbs
2 Tbsp Water
4 Garlic Cloves
β…“ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
ΒΌ cup Capers, drained and rinsed
3 Tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
β…“ cup Blanched Whole Almonds
β…“ cup Walnuts
1 Medium Potato, cooked and mashed
Freshly Ground White Pepper
Coarse Sea Salt, to taste

Directions:

Place bread crumbs, water and garlic in food processor then process until a smooth paste. With motor running, add oil slowly. Add 3 tablespoons capers and lemon juice. Add almonds and walnuts then pulse until coarsely ground. Place mixture into a medium container and fold in mashed potato. Season with pepper and add salt, if needed. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Before serving, sprinkle with remaining capers.

Helpful Tips:

Recipe can be easily doubled.