Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

I happen to think about this when inventorying my canned goods. I have several jars of roasted red peppers from last summers canning. This is a recipe I haven't made for a long time, but still remember how wonderful it is. It is adapted from and old edition of Joy of Cooking.

Roasted Red Pepper Dressing
about 1 1/2 cups
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Mash together to a paste:
1 clove garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
Transfer to a blender or food processor and add:
One 6 1/2-ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained
6 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons chopped shallots
1 tablespoon ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Pinch of ground red pepper (optional)
Blend until smooth