Pepper Walnut Spread Recipe

Pepper Walnut Spread Recipe

  • Makes: 3 cups (16 Servings)
  • Ready In: 5 mins
  • Prep Time: 5-10 mins
  • Cook Time:

Here is a recipe kids love to make and are surprised at how much they like the taste! It is a simple appetizer that they can take ownership of serving to guests upon arrival before a holiday meal.

Cooks’ notes:

  • Spread is delicious smeared on hearts of romaine or whole grain crackers.
  • Spread can be made up to 2 days ahead and chilled. Bring to room temperature before serving.
  • Use organic ingredients when possible.
  • For gluten free option, toast a slice of gluten free bread, cool and break into small breadcrumbs or use a rolling pin to crush up 1/3 cup gluten free crackers in a paper bag.


    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 111
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Sodium: 71mg
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g


  1. 1-12 oz jar roasted red peppers, drained
    1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, packed in oil, drained and patted dry with paper towel
    1/4 cup coarse whole wheat bread crumbs
    1 cup walnuts (4 ounces), toasted
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon red-wine or balsamic vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1/4 teaspoon cayenne
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil


    1. Add all ingredients to a food processor in order.
    2. Puree until smooth.

Angela Stanford MBA RD RYT

Angela Stanford is a Holistic Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian and Founder of Vital Nutrition & Wellness. She offers nutrition counseling, teaches workshops combining yoga and mindful eating, and helps people start edible backyard and patio gardens. To learn more about Angela, book a FREE 15 minute consult or learn about her upcoming classes and workshops, visit

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