Creamy Greek Traditional Fish Roe Dip. Authentic Recipe of Taramosalata.

Greek Recipes

Things to know about Taramosalata Recipe

Taramosalata is a traditional dip that is a part of a meze platter. These meze platters are packed with many dishes and dips that can be eaten together or separately on their own. They are served before a big meal and are an essential part of Greek Cuisine. They are shared by the whole table and include many popular Greek dishes and dips. In Greece Taramosalata is eaten during the first day of Lent known as Clean Monday. By making Taramosalata at home you can ensure the quality of fish roe used compared to store-bought Taramosalata. Compared to the dyed store-bought Taramosalata the roe you choose to use will determine the color from bright pink to light grey. It is much better to create this easy and fast recipe for your next Clean Monday.


Greek Recipes

Creamy Greek Traditional Fish Roe Dip. Authentic Recipe of Taramosalata.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Ταραμοσαλάτα
User submitted Recipe
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Main Ingredient Group Fish based Recipes
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes

— ADAPT THE SERVINGS OR PORTIONS BY ENTERING YOUR DESIRED VALUE —

Servings 6 Portions
Calories / Serving 410 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 100 grams (3.53 oz) White Fish Roe Tarama
  • 300 grams (10.58 oz) Stale Bread
  • 170-180 ml (5.75 floz) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 pcs Lemon Large
  • 1 pc Red Onion Medium

Instructions
 

  • Soak and remove the crust of the stale bread for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grate the red onions and juice the lemon.
  • In a blender place all the ingredients except the olive oil.
  • Slowly pour the olive oil while blending until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Taste Taramosalata and season according to your taste.
  • Serve Taramosalata cold with pita to dip in.  Kalíórexi! Enjoy your meal!
COOKING TIPS:

The bread thickens the Taramosalata if you want a thicker texture you can add more.

SERVE WITH:

Serve Taramosalata with pita bread or on a meze platter.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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Nutrition

Calories: 410kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 9gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 487mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 152IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 109mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Greek Traditional Fish Roe Dip, Taramosaláta Recipe, Ταραμοσαλάτα
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