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Roasted Red Pepper and Zucchini Spread

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup dip plus 3 baguette slices)
Zesty and bold, this richly textured spread is fabulous for parties, and also helps jazz up sandwiches and wraps.

Ingredients

  • 1 large (1-pound) zucchini, sliced into 1/2-inch rings
  • 1 15-ounce jar roasted red peppers, rinsed, drained, and patted dry
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 10-ounce baguette, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds and toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 94
  • fat 5.4 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 9 g
  • sugars 3 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • sodium 268 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler. Arrange zucchini slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and broil until tops are well charred and slices are slightly wilted, about 10 minutes.

  2. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes.

  3. Place cooled zucchini, peppers, oil, vinegar, parsley, garlic, feta, and black pepper in a food processor and pulse until incorporated but still chunky, 15-20 pulses.

  4. Serve spread on toasted baguette slices.

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