From the Barbary Coast of North Africa, this Tunisia Baklouti pepper is rare and unique to this region.
Made by combining one pound of organic extra virgin olive oil with 1.6 pounds of fresh whole green Baklouti chilies.
These two ingredients are then crushed and mixed together which fuses the fresh green chili pepper with the organic evoo.
Gives all dishes a surprising new flavor that you will love!
Enjoy using to saute vegetables or seafood. Marinade meats or mix into a Bloody Mary!
Balsamic Pairings: Traditional, Black Mission Fig, Espresso, Pineapple white, Jalapeno white and Sicilian Lemon white.
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1 pound pasta shells
1 1/2 jars (36 oz.) of vodka pasta sauce
1 pound ground turkey
1 pound ground sausage
2 medium yellow onions, chopped
10.5 oz. fresh goat cheese
1 tbsp. of fresh thyme
Seasonings: salt, pepper and garlic to taste
Your choice of olive oil, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar and Hawaiian Red Sea Salt
1.In a large pot salt the water and boil the pasta shells until ready.
Add a touch of oil to the noodles to keep them from sticking together.
2. While noodles are boiling, In a large pan cook the sausage and turkey until brown.
3.Drain excess fat.
4.Turn heat of pan to medium low and season with salt, pepper and garlic.
5.Add in the chopped onion and cook for 2 minutes.
6. Pour in the vodka sauce, cooked/drained pasta shells and in chunks add the goat cheese.
7. Mix together and add the Thyme.
8. Drizzle in your choice of olive oil like baklouti green chili, cayenne, wild mushroom and sage, garlic, basil or herbs de provence!
9. Plate and season with a sprinkle of Hawaiian red sea salt, fresh cracked black pepper and a drizzle of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar.
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3 tbsp. Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil
3 tbsp. of Espresso Balsamic Vinegar
1 clove Garlic, diced
Salt and Pepper to taste
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-3 flat breads
-1/4 cup onion
-1 clove garlic, minced
-½ cup leek, chopped
-½ cup fig jam
-1/4 cup goat or feta cheese
-2 cups of arugula
-olive oil, try Basil, Milanese Gremolata, any EVOO or any hot flavored oil.
-Black Mission Fig balsamic vinegar
1. Turn oven broiler on low and drizzle flat breads with olive oil.
Let slowly heat while ingredients are coming together.
2. Heat olive oil in a saute pan and add fresh garlic, onion and leeks. Saute.
3. In a small bowl combine the fig jam and fig balsamic together.
4. Remove flat breads from the oven and spread on the fig mix.
5. Sprinkle on the cheese, sauteed veggies and top with fresh arugula.