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ecchef
09-18-2011, 02:37 AM
Ok, so I have an assload of canned roasted red peppers force issued to me. I'm running out of ideas. Prefer quick & drity. Whatcha got?

CalleNAK
09-18-2011, 12:47 PM
how about some lisbon sauce. Just blend them with some olive oil and garlic. Versatile and tasty.

http://how2heroes.com/videos/seafood/portuguese-cataplana

cnochef
09-18-2011, 02:07 PM
Sauce-Mix with marinara to make roasted red pepper sauce for pasta.

Soup-Mirepoix, chicken stock, roasted red peppers, basil, goat cheese and blend.

Kopanisti dip-Feta cheese, roasted red peppers, pickled banana peppers, garlic, olive oil and blend. Serve with homemade pita chips.

SpikeC
09-18-2011, 02:18 PM
Pizza!

bieniek
09-18-2011, 02:59 PM
red peppers coulis
red peppers tapenade
red peppers vierge
red peppers powder
red peppers risotto with mushroom and steamed bream
red peppers stuffed with mushroom duxelles or fennel and saffron
f*ck it... red peppers topping on fresh bread with loads of cold butter and salt. I wouldnt expect more :D
foccacia with loads of red peppers will do

SpikeC
09-18-2011, 04:13 PM
Red pepper tapenade is really good on pizza!

Eamon Burke
09-18-2011, 07:04 PM
You can really just keep them on hand and load them up in almost anything. They are a nice addition to a lot of things!

mhlee
09-18-2011, 08:03 PM
Romesco sauce.
Sauteed with onions as a topping, main ingredient for sandwiches.
Use in paella, jambalaya.
Use with onions and other vegetables for a base for braising chicken a la chicken cacciatore.

+1 to pasta, pizza.

ecchef
09-18-2011, 08:45 PM
Thanks Everybody....good stuff here. :thumbsup:
I'm trying not to use them as a 'star' ingredient, but more as a 'supporting actor'. For me, canned roasted peppers always taste like crap. Cnochef, I'm gonna try the soup w/ diced roasted eggplant and pesto. Michael, I really like Romesco; one of my faves. Maybe a dirty rice w/ black beans and red pepper coulis. I could pair it with some 10oz ribeyes that magically appeared in my cooler. I'm also going to try drying them out a bit in the oven and grinding them with some local chilis to make harrissa or a sambal.

SpikeC
09-18-2011, 08:55 PM
Harrissa or Sambal would be good on pizza!

Rottman
09-18-2011, 09:00 PM
Red pepper tapenade is really good on pizza!


Harrissa or Sambal would be good on pizza!

Spike, do you like pizza?

SpikeC
09-18-2011, 11:03 PM
:angel2:Why do you ask?

Rottman
09-18-2011, 11:20 PM
I don't know, it's just a feeling...

ThEoRy
09-18-2011, 11:21 PM
pesto
hummus
beurre blanc
vinaigrette
espuma

Amon-Rukh
09-19-2011, 03:11 AM
Chop the peppers and toss with smashed garbanzos, lemon juice, pimenton & minced parsley.

Or add them to hearty soups!

ecchef
09-20-2011, 07:27 AM
Arigatou gozaimashita! I think I can use most of these suggestions!