Skordalia Recipe

Skordalia Recipe
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Skordalia
Arthur Bovino
Skordalia

Here's another Greek dip that's really easy to make — a thick, garlicky, citrus potato dip. Pair Skordalia with melitzanosalata, tzatziki, and pita chips, and you may not get to a second course.

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Ingredients

  • 2 russet potatoes, cut in 1-inch chunks
  • Salt
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • ¾ cup blanched, sliced almonds
  • Pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Directions

Boil the potatoes in salted water. When they're soft, drain them. While they dry, pulse garlic, almonds, salt, and pepper in a food processor until it turns into a paste. Push the potatos through a potato ricer, mix in the paste, and stir with lemon juice and pepper. Adjust seasoning and eat with pita chips.

Skordalia Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Skordalia Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.