Taramasalata recipe

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Make your own taramasalata with this simple recipe. Smoked cod’s roe, garlic and lemon juice give this Greek-style dip plenty of flavour

  • healthy
Serves6
SkillEasy
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories113 Kcal6%
Fat7 g10%
Saturated Fat1.5 g8%

Make your own taramasalata with this simple recipe. Smoked cod’s roe, garlic and lemon juice give this Greek-style dip plenty of flavour

Ingredients

  • (30g/1oz)1 slice stale white bread, crusts removed
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 125g (4oz) smoked cod’s roe
  • 1 peeled and crushed clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Seasoning to taste

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Method

  1. Tear slice of stale white bread into a bowl. Add milk and leave for 10 mins or until it absorbs the milk.
  2. Remove the membrane from smoked cod’s roe and put in a food processor with garlic. Whizz to mix.
  3. Add softened bread, fresh parsley, olive oil, lemon juice and seasoning to taste.
  4. Serve on toasted baguette, or with radishes and hard-boiled quail’s eggs, or halved Chantenay carrots, or carrot and celery sticks, for dipping.
Top Tip for making Taramasalata

Variations: For a thinner consistency dip, add more milk or water.

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