This flavorful spread is a great addition at any gathering. The spicy bite from the cayenne pepper combined with the sweet flavor of the roasted red bell pepper will both gratify and titillate your taste buds. Offer with toasted pita bread, crackers, or fresh vegetables. Your friends and family will love this one.
A food processor.
You can prepare it several days in advance and refrigerate.
Place the bell pepper and onion in a food processor fitted with a metal blade and process to a pulp. Scrape down the sides with a spatula a couple of times. Add the remaining ingredients, and pulse several times until well combined. The spread should retain the texture of ground walnuts, with a paste-like consistency. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours prior to serving.
Spread over a flat serving dish and smooth out the top. Use the rounded top of the back of a spoon to make indentations in the spread, and the tines of a fork to make a border around the perimeter. Garnish with diced roasted red bell pepper, walnuts, and parsley.
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