Pepper Paste

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Pepper Paste


  • pepper
  • salt
  • olive oil


  1. 1Rinse peppers, drain and wipe dry.
  2. 2Halve peppers, remove seeds and ribs and cut into large pieces.
  3. 3Bring a pot of water to boil.
  4. 4When boiling, add peppers and boil until knife-tender.
  5. 5Remove peppers from pan, drain well and remove skin.
  6. 6Place peppers in a colander.
  7. 7Place a heave object on top of the peppers for at least 30 minutes to squeeze out excess water.
  8. 8Puree peppers with an immersion blender or in a food processor.
  9. 9Line a colander with cheesecloth and place pepper puree in colander.
  10. 10Drain puree for at least 12 hours.
  11. 11For every 4 parts pepper, add 1 part salt and mix well.
  12. 12Place in sterilized jars, cover with olive oil to conserve.
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