Taramasalata

To make this wonderful dip of smoked roe, look for tarama at Mediterranean markets.

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Taramasalata

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    Ingredients

    3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
    9 oz (250 g) piece smoked cod's roe 1 small onion, grated
    2 tbsp fresh lemon juice sweet paprika, to garnish

    directions

    Prep: 15 min Total: 45 min
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    • 1

      Soak the bread crumbs with 3 tbsp water for 15 minutes. Split the roe down the center using a sharp knife and carefully peel away the skin. Process the roe, lemon juice, and soaked bread crumbs in a blender until well combined.

    • 2

      With the blender running, very slowly add the oil in a thin steady stream until the mixture resembles smooth mayonnaise.

    • 3

      Spoon into a small serving dish and mix in the onion. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Serve sprinkled with paprika.

    notes

    The taramasalata can be covered and refrigerated for up to 2 days.

    For a lighter version, omit the bread crumbs and oil. Process the roe and lemon juice with 6 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese.

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