1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat broiler.
2. Cut peppers lengthwise in half and remove seeds. Place peppers, cut side down on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil for about 20 minutes, until charred. Cool, remove and discard skins. Cut peppers into wide strips.
3. Combine peppers, walnuts, garlic, oil and salt in a food processor. Process until blended.
Makes about 1 cup.
Serve with toasted whole wheat pita bread or lightly steamed asparagus, broccoli or other vegetables. It also goes well with pasta or chicken, and can be used as a sandwich spread.