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Recipe for Taramosalata – Greek Style Lenten Fish Roe Salad

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Greek Style Lenten Fish Roe Salad (Taramosalata) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 6 -7 slices of stale bread with no crust (use gluten-free bread if following a gluten-free diet)
  • 7 ounces of salted fish roe
  • 2 tablespoons of grated onion
  • 1 1/2 cups Greek olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice

How to Prepare Taramosalato – Fish Roe Spread:

In a food processor, add the Roe, onion and 1/3 of the oil and turn on for a few seconds. Continue to slowly add the bread a little at a time on low. Once the bread, add the rest of the oil slowly. Once all the oil has been mixed in, add the lemon juice slowly. The lemon juice is a matter of taste, add it slowly to achieve the desired flavor. Put in a bowl and garnish with olives and scallions.

** This recipe contains olive oil, so this recipe won’t be suited for a strict fast.

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