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