Turkish-Style Tomato and Red-Pepper Spread Recipe

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon tomato paste (one 6-ounce can or a little less)
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2/3 cup walnuts (2 ounce)
  • 1 (5-inch) piece of baguette, crust discarded, bread torn into pieces (1 rounded cup)
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  • baguette slices, pita toasts, or crackers
  1. Mince and mash garlic to a paste with 1 teaspoon salt. Purée remaining ingredients with garlic paste in food processor until almost smooth. Season with salt.