Embrace the jars of pickles in your fridge or pantry. Here are 10 uses for that jar of pickled jalapeños.
Pickled hot peppers, like these Baxters Deli Toppers Jalapeños are so versatile. Depending on how much heat is your thing, they can spice up some nachos, a pizza or hot dogs, or you can get creative and use them as an ingredient.
10 uses for pickled jalapeños
Try them in a simple black bean and tomato stew, and sprinkle a few extra on top, like with my black bean burrito bowls.
Add them to a Mexican style cheezy dip – I love this vegan queso blanco from Veggies Don’t Bite. If you do not want to make a dip I can vouch that chopped pickled jalapeños are very good with melted cheese – chop the chillis, cover with grated cheese and microwave until melted.
Top some fully laden nachos with picked chillis, ideal for a casual Saturday night supper on the sofa with friends, wine or beer and some telly. Get Sarah’s recipe for black bean nachos. (via Maison Cupcake)
Spice up your baking and add some heat to these mini cornbreads ideal for topping a bowl of chilli. (via Feeding Boys)
Chop and add pickled jalapenos to a quick cook cheesy soda bread as the ideal accompaniment to a bowl of soup for a weekday lunch (via FabFood4All).
When making cupcakes for a party add a piece of pickled jalapeño to one or two of them for game of chilli Russian Roulette.
Use pickled jalapeños to perk up a shop pizza, or make your own mini muffin pizza caprese topped with chilli (via Tinned Tomatoes).
Whizz some up with coconut milk, lime juice and coriander to make a quick Thai curry sauce.
Use some of the pickling water in salad dressings, or mix with a little mayonnaise for a dressing for a potato salad.
Chop with herbs, add some oil and lemon zest to make a quick chimichurri style jalapeño relish.
Other items in the Baxters Deli Toppers range of pickles include Red Onion, Spicy Slaw, Red Slaw as well as the jalapeños discussed here. RRP is £1.49 from the major supermarkets. They are perfect to keep in the store cupboard and to use to add flavour and crunch to your dishes.
If you are as addicted to the ranges as we are, then here are lots of ways ways to use the other deli toppers
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