A totally delicious snack that is perfect for parties especially when served with crackers or toasted baguette. This recipe is a nice alternative to hummus and could also be used as a rose-style pasta sauce. [caption id="attachment_96631" align="aligncenter" width="574"] Picture from: http://www.gillianb.com[/caption] 3 red bell peppers 1 small red onion, chopped ¾ c walnuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 1-2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ c olive oil 1 t cumin 1/4 t cayenne Juice of half a lemon Salt and pepper to taste 1 t coconut oil for sautéing Preparation: Soak nuts overnight, drain, rinse and set aside. Preheat oven to 350. Roast whole peppers, turning every few minutes for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. While its cooling, sauté onions in coconut oil until soft. Carefully remove skin, stems and seeds of peppers. The skin should come off pretty easily! Using a high-powered blender, blend all ingredients until smooth.