Pickled Peppers Recipe

Pickled Peppers are great with many an appetizer. On top of this black bean pâté, they're something truly special.

Ingredients

pickled peppers:
  • 1 pound mini bell peppers, sweet
  • 1 1/2 cups cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1/2-3/4 cup dill, fresh fronds
black bean pâté:
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, unseasoned, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped
appetizer:
  • 16 flat bread crackers

Directions

For the Pickled Peppers:

  1. To a small saucepan add vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, celery seeds and turmeric.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil over medium high heat and stir until all the sugar is completely dissolved. In the mean time, remove the stems and seeds from your peppers and slice them into 1/8 thick rings.
  3. In a clean, quart sized mason jar, layer pepper rings and dill fronds in alternating layers until jar is full.
  4. Pour hot brine over the peppers and place the lid on the jar. Allow mixture to cool at room temperature for 2 hours.

For the Black Bean Pâté:

  1. In a small bowl, mash black beans with a fork. Add extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and oregano.
  2. Mix well with a fork until mixture is spread-able.

To Assemble Appetizers:

  1. Spread 1 Tablespoon of the Black Bean Pâté onto a cracker.
  2. Top with 2 to 3 pickled pepper rings and serve.
  3. Enjoy!
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Notes

  • Store extra pickled peppers in brine filled jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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Pickled pepper recipe adapted from Everyday Food
Cooking Method:
Pickled
Cuisine:
Beans
Category:
Peppers
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Tablespoon of Black Bean Pâté, 1 cracker and 2-3 pickled pepper rings
Servings Per Recipe 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 15
Calories 117

% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
  Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Sodium 9mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 21g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 13g
4%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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