23 June 2009

Home Made Red Pepper Paste

Print Friendly and PDF Red pepper paste Who doesn't use pepper or tomatoe paste in their stews and casseroles? If you don't, then you'd better get used to it with this recipe for magical red pepper paste.
For all natural red pepper paste got to the local market and buy 6 kg. of red peppers, and carry them home. You will have vitaminful red peppers and will have stretched your arm muscles. When you get to the kitchen get ready for making some paste.

canned red pepper paste

  • 6kg of red peppers
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar


  1. Cut off the stems and slice the peppers into two. Take out the seeds and wash the peppers.
  2. Put the peppers in a large pot and fill with boiling water enough to cover the peppers.
  3. Boil the peppers for 90 minutes stirring occasionally.
  4. Take the peppers out onto a strainer and let the excess water drain.
  5. Put the peppers into a large pot and with the help of a blender mash them.
  6. To get rid of the stringy bits of skin rub the paste through a colander.
  7. Boil your paste for 30 more minutes.
  8. Add vinegar and salt according to your taste in the last 5 minutes.
  9. After your paste has cooled down to room temperature, put it in sterile glass jars, and add some olive oil to top so that the paste doesn't have air contact.
  10. Your paste is ready. You can spread some on toasted bread and taste it!

  • You can peel off the skin after you have boiled your peppers. It's a finer way to get red of the skin instead of rubbing the peppers through a colander but it takes a lot longer.
  • It is also much more tasty if you rub the boiled peppers through a colander.
  • Don't throw away the skin mash after rubbing through the colander. Boil the mash for 30 minutes and sieve the juice so that you can maker delicious Red Pepper Soup.
Spread paste on toast

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