Orange Bell Pepper & Walnut Dip

Don't feel guilty if you eat all of this vegetable-based dip in one sitting.
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orange bell pepper and walnut dip

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 6 pita breads, grilled and cut into quarters

  • 1/2 clove garlic

  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne

  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin

  • 1 orange bell pepper

  • 1/3 cup walnuts

  • 1/4 cup EVOO

  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

  • chopped fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


In food processor, pulse 1 pita quarter, garlic, cayenne, and cumin until blended. Grill bell pepper over medium-high heat until charred in spots, about 5 minutes. Peel and coarsely chop bell pepper. Add bell pepper, walnuts, oil, and lemon juice to processor bowl; pulse until almost smooth. Transfer to wide shallow bowl. Garnish dip with cilantro. Serve with remaining pita quarters.