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Mushroom and Walnut Spread or Dip

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“I am not a walnut lover, but I love this. The original recipe called for 1.5 teaspoons of salt, but that was too much, so I'm going to use 1 teaspoon next time I make it. Also, the original called for 1/2 teaspoon of tarragon, but I'm going to use 1 teaspoon next time I make it... and I may use fresh instead of dried. If so, I'll use 1 Tablespoon of fresh tarragon. It is suggested that you use this on pita chips, but I think I'm going to stuff celery with it and dip vegetables into it. Maybe I'll try it on sandwiches, too. It seems really versatile. I think cayenne pepper would be good in this, but I haven't tried that yet. Please let me know how it is if you try it! We decided that 2 Tablespoons are enough for 1 serving, so that's how I've entered it here, but I'll probably eat 1/4 cup at a time. I must say that the recipe takes more effort and time to make than I would like, so I may triple the recipe next time I make it and try freezing it. As written, it makes 3 cups in total.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
3 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions and cook for three minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, salt, tarragon, and pepper to taste. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, then raise heat slightly and cook for about 5-7 minutes more, until fond (I had to look up this word on the internet, but I don't know how else to state it here) starts to develop on the bottom of skillet and mushrooms and onions start to brown.
  3. Remove from heat; pour in wine and stir to release fond.
  4. Place walnuts in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped.
  5. Add cilantro and pulse to combine with walnuts.
  6. Add mushroom mixture and lemon juice. Pulse until ingredients are blended together; it won't be completely smooth.
  7. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  8. Serve with pita chips or whatever you like.

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