Recipes with jalapeño peppers
The versatile EAT ME jalapeño pepper is a great way to add flavour to a variety of dishes. This pepper often features as an ingredient in Mexican dishes, but it can be used in many other recipes. What about jalapeño cheese straws or stuffed jalapeños?
Wash the jalapeño pepper and then finely slice or chop it. Prefer a milder flavour? Then remove the seeds and membranes before using the pepper. If you're going to slice peppers, its best to rub your hands with a little oil. This prevents too much of the sharp pepper being absorbed by the skin. After preparation, wash your hands thoroughly with soap.
How to use jalapeño in the kitchen?
- In salads
Jalapeño pepper is best stored in the fridge.
Where do jalapeño peppers come from?
EAT ME jalapeño peppers are grown in the Netherlands, Spain and Morocco. Depending on the climate, growers cultivate them in greenhouses or in open fields. In both cases, the peppers start life as seeds. These are raised to create small plants by propagators. Once they are about 40 cm high, the plants are transferred to pots or stone wool slabs in preparation for further growth in the field or the greenhouse. After about 6-8 weeks, the harvest can start. Did you know that the peppers are green when they are picked? They turn into their familiar red after harvest.