Red Pepper Walnut Dip in a mason jar, garnished with red pepper

Red Pepper Walnut Dip

Red Pepper Walnut Dip in a mason jar, garnished with red pepper

Switch up the same old spinach dip and serve this delicious red pepper walnut dip at your next get together! You’ll be surprised how perfectly roasted red peppers pair with walnuts and sherry vinegar. You can substitute a different vinegar for this red pepper dip recipe, but sherry vinegar provides a truly unique flavor. This zesty dip is sure to be a crowd pleaser — serve it with Grain-Free Herb Crackers or spread on Cheesy Garlic Coconut Flour Bread.

Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 jar roasted red peppers (or 3 freshly roasted peppers)
  • ½ cup walnuts, crushed
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • ⅓ cup sherry vinegar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Toast walnuts in the oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes then crush.
  2. Peel and roughly chop shallot and garlic.
  3. Strain, rinse and dry peppers and roughly chop.
  4. Place everything except the oil in the blender and pulse on high 2-3 times until a chunky then blend on high while slowly drizzling oil, ensure it gets incorporated before adding more.
  5. Scrape sides of blender with a spatula halfway through and continue emulsifying the oil in.
  6. Adjust seasoning to taste.

Red Pepper Walnut Dip in a mason jar, garnished with red pepper

Trevor Ross

About Trevor Ross

As graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute, London born Chef Trevor Ross opened Calgary's Starbelly Restaurant in 2015. Eager to continue creating, he founded The Grass Roots of Food; adapting global cuisines into a nutritious, yet delicious in-home personal chef services for an affluent social class. He specializes in catering, interactive cooking demonstrations as well as consulting. As a strong advocate of scratch cooking, Trevor adds a healthy twist to classic cravings. Whether serving celebrities, business moguls, elite athletes or his family, Trevor's creative approach focuses on real, wholesome ingredients that encourage the entire body to thrive. In 2013, Trevor Ross Launched his website, www.trevorross.ca in order to extend the reach of his culinary efforts.