Roasted Red Pepper, Tuna, and Coriander Spread

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Roasted Red Pepper, Tuna, and Coriander Spread


When you want to make a decadent dip for a dinner party or potluck, and you are tired of the normal faire, then try this recipe for Roasted Red Pepper, Tuna, and Coriander Spread. This dip or spread is great for breads, chips, veggies or crackers. This spread needs to be refrigerated, so it is a perfect fresh summer spread when you want something hearty, yet also light and flavorful.


1 red pepper
150 grams white tuna in water
1 tablespoon ricotta cheese
coriander (or basi, to taste)
salt (to taste)
ground black pepper (to taste)


1Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2Cut the pepper into 2 pieces and remove the seeds and the inner white membrane.
3Place the peppers in a pan with the skin side up and bake until the skin darkens.
4Place the peppers in a closed plastic bag, wait 15 minutes for them to cool, and the skin peels off. Remove the skin.
5In the blender, add the drained tuna, red pepper, ricotta, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
6Mix a little to get the right consistency. You can also use a hand-held mixer.
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