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shpitzlefan Jan 24, 2008 04:26 PM

I'm serving some roasted red peppers, zucchini, and red onions as part of my lunch this saturday. i'd love to put some sort of delicious dip/sauce with them. the vegs were roasted with only olive oil and salt, and i'm serving them at room temperature. what would you serve?

  1. alex8alot Jan 24, 2008 04:28 PM

    bagna cauda!!!!

    1. Gio Jan 24, 2008 04:43 PM

      Aioli....

      1. farmersdaughter Jan 24, 2008 05:02 PM

        With a lot of vegetables such as carrots, fingerling potatoes, green beans, etc. I would agree with Gio and say aioli. With these particular vegetables, however, I think the sauce should be bagna cauda, or, if you don't want to worry about keeping the sauce hot, a salsa verde with anchovies, parsley, garlic, olive oil, red chili flakes, maybe some vinegar. Other herbs could be added as well.

        1. chloe103 Jan 24, 2008 06:07 PM

          Muhammara! Not entirely traditional (typically it's just served with pita or grilled meat), but SO yummy.

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