Taramasalata is a delicious dip made using fish roe. This taramasalata recipe uses easy-to-find and cheap ingredients!
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  • 100 g (3½ oz) fish roe, e.g cod roe
  • 100 g (3½ oz) sliced bread, crusts removed
  • 125 ml (4 fl oz) olive oil
  • 1 very small onion, chopped
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • A few drops of pink or red food colouring (optional)
  1. Place all the ingredients except the olive oil in a food processor and whizz to a paste.
  2. Continue whizzing and drizzle in the olive oil.
  3. Finally, add the food colouring if using.
  4. Place the taramasalata in a bowl and allow to chill in the fridge for a few hours.
Titli's Tips
Taramasalata is traditionally made using smoked mullet roe. Depending on where you live this can be both hard to find and/or expensive. Don't be ashamed to use cheaper alternatives such as cod roe.

This makes a nice dip for pita bread. I have recipe here

The nutritional information is for the entire bowl of taramasalata - don't eat an entire bowl at once!

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 1370 68%
Calories from Fat 1035
Total Fat 115g 176%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Unsaturated Fat 90g
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 65g 21%
Dietary Fibre 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 25g 50%
Cholesterol 0mgs 0%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.