Processing Pimiento Peppers

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READY IN: 72hrs 30mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Purchase ripened red, firm peppers.
  • Wash, cut in half, remove seeds and membranes and discard.
  • In a large cooking pot, add about 14 cups of water and bring to boil.
  • Add prepared peppers and return to boil.
  • Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Drain well through a colander, return to cooking pot, cover and leave overnight.
  • The next day, process peppers in a food processor until well chopped and return to cooking pot.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Cover and let mixture ferment for another day, leave on kitchen counter or stove.
  • On the third day, stir well, fill plastic containers with mixture to within 1/2" of the top.
  • Place plastic lid, using a black felt pen, note date and what the contents are.
  • Place containers in freezer compartment.
  • Use as required for your recipes.
  • This recipe can be doubled.
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