Chilli and garlic dip

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Chilli and garlic dip
Chilli and garlic dip
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:178
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:3rd November 2012

This can be served as a dip and a sauce. It is fairly hot.


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  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan over a medium heat and fry the garlic until it is soft.
  2. Stir in the chilli and red pepper and sauté for about a minute.
  3. Add the chilli paste and the tomato purée and cook for 5 minutes gently stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a blender and process until it is smooth.
  6. Pour into an airtight container and mix in the mayonnaise.
  7. It will keep in the fridge for a few days.

Chef's notes

If you are using homemade mayonnaise, I find that the dip has a softer and better texture if the mayonnaise is made with whole eggs, rather that just the yolks.

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