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Largemount of roasted red peppers- what to do?

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Maya Oct 9, 2011 07:51 PM

I have two large leftover jars of roasted red peppers and not many recipes I have found use more than just a few. Any ideas?

I know soup is an option, but was trying to find something a little more interesting than just plain roasted red pepper soup...

Thanks!

  1. monavano Oct 9, 2011 08:09 PM

    hummus

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      ferret Oct 9, 2011 08:25 PM

      muhammara

      http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

      1. bushwickgirl Oct 9, 2011 09:39 PM

        An unusual soup:

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Roasted-Red-Pepper-and-Eggplant-Soup-104803

        A similar dip:

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        Although both recipes are made with fresh roasted red peppers, the jarred ones will be a fine sub.

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          flashria Oct 10, 2011 05:59 AM

          You can stir them into a stew made with diced pork, chorizo, olives, onion, white wine and passata for a real spanish flavour. they are also good scattered into a layer over white fish, dotted with capers and then covered with cheese sauce which makes a really unusual change to usual fish dishes.

          1. goodhealthgourmet Oct 10, 2011 06:16 AM

            +1 on all the great ideas suggested already. you can also blend them into white bean dip, and they make a great topping for sandwiches or burgers (try them on turkey, chicken or lamb burgers), or the standard roasted/grilled portobello veggie sandwich.

            also:
            http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/SMOKED-PAPRIKA-AND-ROASTED-RED-PEPPER-BUTTER-230948
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/696804
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/276645
            http://www.chow.com/digest/4901/roast...

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            1. re: goodhealthgourmet
              bushwickgirl Oct 10, 2011 06:24 AM

              ghg, very nice to see you back here. Hope you're ok. My deepest condolences on your recent loss.

              For the OP - The smoked paprika roasted red pepper butter is a great topping for grilled fish and wonderful with mussels. Keep a roll in the freezer.

              1. re: bushwickgirl
                goodhealthgourmet Oct 10, 2011 06:50 AM

                thanks honey, that's really sweet. it sucks, but i can only hide my head in the sand for so long. and yes, the butter is fabulous on mussels - in the same vein it also makes a perfect spread on toast points/large croutons to accompany cioppino or bouillabaisse, almost like a butter-based alternative to rouille.

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              spazita Oct 10, 2011 06:44 AM

              Don't hang onto them too long. They spoil very quickly, as I found out recently...the hard way. Must be because the roasting raises the sugar content.

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