Can you cook with fresh Paprika peppers?
- Hershey Bomar Jul 13, 2006 07:52 PM
I guess you are supposed to dry and finely ground paprika but it seems such a waste. They look so pretty in my garden maybe I'll just let them be on the plant but is their a way to use them fresh?
These might be like the SW US peppers (ancho etc...), try roasting them over the stove until the skin is blistered and charred, then put them in a paper bag to sweat, then peel the tough skins, remove the seeds and white internal walls, then slice/chop/blend for whatever use you like. Another approach is to keep them whole after peeling and seeding, then stuff with corn/pork/cheese etc... and roast. Green pepper soup is one of my favorites, but pretty hot.