Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones
YieldsServes 8 to 10
AuthorAmy Machnak,
A play on skordalia, the Greek garlic-potato dip for fried fish. We add peppers for flavor and color, and serve with fresh vegetables.

How to Make It

Step 1
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Whirl garlic and almonds in a food processor until coarsely ground. Add peppers, oil, juice, and 1/4 cup water; whirl until the texture of salsa. Add cooked potato, salt, and pepper and pulse to blend, scraping bowl as needed. Serve with lettuce, jicama, and radishes.

Step 2
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Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/3-cup serving of dip.

Ingredients

 2 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic cloves
 1/2 cup toasted almonds
 1 jar (12 oz.) roasted red peppers, drained
 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
 1 medium russet potato (about 8 oz.), peeled, cubed, and boiled until tender
 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  About 12 oz. romaine lettuce spears (about 2 large heads)
 8 ounces jicama, peeled and cut into thick 3-in.-long sticks
 1 bunch radishes, trimmed and halved

Directions

Step 1
1

Whirl garlic and almonds in a food processor until coarsely ground. Add peppers, oil, juice, and 1/4 cup water; whirl until the texture of salsa. Add cooked potato, salt, and pepper and pulse to blend, scraping bowl as needed. Serve with lettuce, jicama, and radishes.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/3-cup serving of dip.

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