Active time: 30 minutes Total time: 30 minutes

The combination of walnuts and olive oil in this recipe gives you a healthy dose of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, making this a filling, heart-healthy choice.

Muhammara is a traditional Middle Eastern dip made from roasted red peppers, walnuts and olive oil. The flavors are so distinctive it’s just as tasty with a few healthy tweaks. Not too much olive oil, a quick sauté of red bell pepper and a hint of salt give you all the deliciousness with fewer calories.