Tarator (Creamy Turkish Dip)

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Made by pureeing nuts, bread, and olive oil to create a velvety-smooth dip, Turkish tarator simple and versatile.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

SERVESMakes about 1 cup

TIME15 minutes

Tarator (Creamy Turkish Dip)
The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We made the base for the sauce by mashing torn pieces of white bread and water together into a paste. We then pulsed the paste in the blender with nuts, olive oil, garlic, and lemon. A pinch of cayenne contributed some welcome heat. With ou...

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