Tag Archives: Padrón peppers

Cauliflower and Peppers

05 September

With this recipe, I like a mix of Poblanos, Corno di Toros, Padrons, and Hungarian peppers. It makes a spicy, tasty combination. Ingredients: 3 cups cauliflower, divided into 1-inch florets 3 cups mixed peppers, cut into 1-inch squares 2 tablespoons safflower oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 cup onion, ¼-inch slices 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled […]

Millet Stuffed Peppers with Ginger and Tofu

15 September

Ingredients: 1½ cups water ¾ cup millet 2 large sweet peppers, halved lengthwise, and seeded 4 ounces flavored baked tofu, diced 2 medium carrots, grated ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons olive oil 1½ tablespoons low-sodium tamari 2 teaspoons minced hot peppers, such as padrons 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger […]

Padron Pepper Frittata

08 September

Ingredients: 8 eggs ½ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 cup Oaxacan cheese, small dice (or Jack will do) 2 teaspoons fresh oregano, or your choice of fresh herb, finely chopped and divided ½ cup onions, thinly sliced ½ pound pardon peppers, stems […]

Oaxacan Potato Soup

25 August

Ingredients: 2 cups finely chopped onions 2 tablespoons butter 5 cups chopped potatoes (peeling optional) 4 cups water 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 cup diced carrots (pea-sized cubes) 1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen ½ cup chopped pitted green olives ¼ cup chopped pardon peppers (optional) ½ cup sour cream […]

Padron Pepper, Summer Squash, and Onion Frittata

04 August

Ingredients: 8 eggs ½ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 cup Oaxacan cheese (like mozzarella) 2 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves, or herb of choice, divided ½ cup onion, julienned ½ pound pardon peppers, stems removed ½ pound summer squash, cut into quarters or […]

Oil Packed Pan Roasted Padron Peppers

03 September

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 2 cups for packing 5 cups padron peppers, whole, packed tight ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes (optional) ¾ teaspoon sea salt Directions: 1. Heat large heavy skillet over medium-high heat until very hot, about 2 minutes. Add oil and heat until just beginning to smoke. Add peppers (and chile […]

Summer Squash Pasta with Marinated Onions

03 June

In this dish the ‘pasta’ is actually thin strips of summer squash. Ingredients: 1 cup marinated onion ringlets 4 cups summer squash, julienned 1 cup sweet pepper, sliced into pasta-like shapes 1 cup tomato, diced ½ cup fresh basil, chopped 4 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped 2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped finely ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped […]

Grilled Pepper and Tomato Salsa

27 August

You can grill or broil the peppers and tomatoes. The timing is about the same. Ingredients: 2 sweet red peppers, halved lengthwise, seeded 2-3 Padron peppers, halved lengthwise, seeded 2 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, seeded 2 pounds tomatoes 1 small red onion, finely chopped ½ cup chopped fresh mint or cilantro 3 tablespoon red wine […]

Steamed Broccoli with Sweet Peppers

14 August

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons butter, softened 1½ pounds broccoli florets 1 cup sweet pepper, cut into thin strips ½ cup padron peppers, sliced thinly (optional) ½ teaspoon sea salt or to taste ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste Directions: 1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, reduce lemon […]

Padron and Sweet Pepper Frittata

23 July

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups (or more) strips of mixed peppers sea salt 6 large eggs 1/2 cup milk or milk substitute 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino or cheese of choice 2 cloves garlic, minced freshly ground black pepper chopped flat-leafed parsley or cilantro, for garnish Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. […]