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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Zucchini-Walnuts Dip

(Cevizli Kabak - Aegean Region)

Zucchini-Walnuts Dip
2 medium zucchini, washed, grated
5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp flour
4 walnuts, finely chopped
1/2 cup creamy yogurt
1-2 garlic cloves, mashed with salt
Salt
Pepper

Garnish:
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper flaks
Dill, chopped

Saute the zucchinis with olive oil in a pan for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Add the flour. Continue to saute 2-3 more minutes, stir occasionally. Turn the heat off. Let it cool down.

Add the creamy yogurt, garlic, walnuts, salt and pepper, mix. Place in a bowl, Drizzle extra virgin olive oil all over it. Sprinkle some crushed red pepper and dill.

Serve Zucchini-Walnuts Dip as an appetizer with toasted pide slices or crackers.

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4 Comments:

At 12:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like a delicious dip but I could not understand the purpose of adding flour?

 
At 2:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like guacamole with zuccini:)thank you for this marvellous recipe!

 
At 7:30 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
Flour makes the dip firmer and also adds more flavor :) If you don't like to follow original recipe, you can omit the flour:)

 
At 10:18 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is delicious. It's my new favorite meze.

 

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