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Gluten Free Piperka (pepper) and Tomato Macedonian Spread

 

Piperki

Let’s take a trip down my heritage lane and introduce you to a vegetable that my grandparents still grow in their backyard today. The one and only Piperka (pepper).

I will post a few recipes that incorporate the piperka but let’s start off with an old school classic Macedonian spread.

For the last 25 years I have been stuffing my face in it. Thought it was too tasty to be easy, however, recently I found out through my mum and Baba (grandma) just how easy it is to make.

 

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Ingredients
10 piperka (peppers) (Mixture of red and green is best), chopped (the finer you chop the easier it is to spread, however I prefer the piperka chunky)

1 can of 410g  tomato puree (or freshly squeezed tomatoes)

410g water

 

Method:

1. In a frying pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil over a medium- high heat and then add the piperka.

 

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2. Once the piperka is cooked add the tomato puree and 410g of water (I just use the empty tin and fill with water ). Stir and let simmer. Enjoy!

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Some people like to add garlic and salt but I don’t think its required.

I like to spread it on some gluten free toast on a cold winters night curled up on the couch while watching gossip girl xoxo 😉

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3 comments on “Gluten Free Piperka (pepper) and Tomato Macedonian Spread

  1. alifemoment
    June 24, 2014

    A really interesting recipe, I do the same method using long bean, never though about using pepper, thanks for sharing, it looks really nice 🙂

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