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Makdous w/ Walnut in Oil

Makdous w/ Walnut in Oil

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Makdous 16 oz is an oil-cured eggplant stuffed with walnuts, red pepper, garlic, olive oil and salt. They are tiny, but enormous in flavor and offer that phenomenal tangy Middle Eastern taste. 

**Product Description - Makdous with Walnut in Oil:**

Makdous with Walnut in Oil is a traditional Middle Eastern delicacy that combines the flavors of pickled baby eggplants (Makdous) with the richness of walnuts, all preserved in oil. This culinary creation is known for its unique taste and is often enjoyed as a part of appetizers, mezze platters, or as a flavorful addition to various dishes.

1. **Makdous (Baby Eggplants):** Makdous are small baby eggplants that are pickled in a mixture of salt, olive oil, and sometimes spices.
2. **Walnuts:** Walnuts add a rich, nutty flavor and a crunchy texture to the Makdous.
3. **Oil:** Olive oil is commonly used to preserve Makdous and walnuts, providing a luscious and flavorful base for the combination.

**Flavor Profile:**
The Makdous with Walnut in Oil offers a complex flavor profile. The pickled baby eggplants bring a tangy and slightly sour taste, complemented by the rich and earthy flavor of walnuts. The olive oil acts as a carrier for the flavors, enhancing the overall taste with its smooth and fruity notes. 

**Culinary Uses:**
1. **Appetizer or Mezze:** Makdous with Walnut in Oil is often served as part of an appetizer spread or mezze platter. It pairs well with flatbreads, cheeses, and other Middle Eastern appetizers.

2. **Salads:** The combination of pickled eggplants and walnuts in oil can be used as a flavorful addition to salads, providing a unique twist to traditional salad recipes.

3. **Sandwiches or Wraps:** Makdous with Walnut in Oil can be used as a filling for sandwiches or wraps, adding a burst of flavor and texture to the overall composition.

Makdous with Walnut in Oil is typically packaged in jars or airtight containers. The packaging ensures that the ingredients remain well-preserved in the oil, maintaining their flavors and textures.

Store Makdous with Walnut in Oil in a cool, dark place. Refrigeration is often recommended after opening to extend the shelf life and maintain freshness. Ensure that the jar is tightly sealed to prevent exposure to air.

**Note:** The oil in the jar is not only a preservative but also a valuable component of the overall flavor. It can be drizzled over dishes for added richness.

In summary, Makdous with Walnut in Oil is a delightful and flavorful combination of pickled baby eggplants, walnuts, and olive oil. Its versatility makes it a popular choice for various culinary applications, bringing a taste of Middle Eastern cuisine to the table.

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