The sauce can be prepared in advance and can be stored in the refrigerator like any salad dressing.
If you like, you can roast fresh peppers and make it more authentic, however, roasted peppers that come in a jar work well since the sauce add plenty of flavor. Enjoy!
Afiyet Olsun! Bon Appetit!
|Roasted Bell Peppers in Lemon Garlic Sauce - Taratorlu Kozlenmis Patlican|
- 1 19oz jar or roasted bell peppers
- 6-7 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- juice of 1-2 lemons
- ½ cup water
- Salt to taste
- ¼ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
Rinse and drain the roasted bell peppers, pat dry with a paper towel, cut into bite-size pieces, arrange them in a serving dish.
To prepare the dressing, mince garlic with a garlic press. Place garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and salt into a food processor or a blender. Blend until it is smooth. It will thicken as it emulsifies. Taste to see if you need to add more lemon juice or salt. Add water and mix again.
Pour dressing over the roasted bell peppers. Garnish with chopped walnuts. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
|Roasted bell peppers cut into pieces|
|Roasted Bell Peppers in Lemon-Garlic Sauce|