Recipe courtesy of Cat Cora

Taramosalata: Carp Roe Spread

  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup milk

3 slices white bread, about 1-inch thick, crust removed

1/2 cup tarama (carp roe)

1 yellow onion, minced

3 tablespoons lemon juice

3/4 cup olive oil

Water, as needed

1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

Crostini, recipe follows

Crostini:

1 clove minced garlic

2 tablespoons butter, softened

12 slices crusty bread

Directions

  1. Combine the water and milk. Soak the bread in water and milk and squeeze it dry. Put the bread, tarama, onion, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add water as needed. Fold in chopped parsley and refrigerate overnight. Serve with crostini. Notes: Taramosalata is found in every Greek household, especially during the Lenten season. It is also Also very popular in taveranas all over Greece. It is best eaten on crisp pita or crackers as a meze with ouzo or Restina wine. It is a dish that Greeks eat on a daily basis.

Crostini:

  1. For crostini:
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic and butter. Brush the butter/garlic mixture onto each slice of bread. Place the bread on a sheet pan and bake until crisp and golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Fudge Factor

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.