100% Organic Black Peppercorns, Whole
Black Pepper, stimulating and zesty, hot and pungent, accents savory dishes, brings out a vibrant aroma and flavor to any dish. A staple condiment to everybody's table, the king of spices, a universal favorite. Pepper is from the dried immature berries ofthe pepper tree.
Kick up the flavor of meats, spices up stews and soups, spikes up the flavor to vegetables, salads, sauces, appetizers, entrees, salad dressings, and practically every meal possibly available.
Black peppercorns are more than just a spice, it also provides goodness to the health.
With just a small dose, its outer layer helps break down fat cells that assist in weight loss. It may help improve digestion and metabolism, treat skin problems, and is said to relieve cough and cold, asthma, sinus, nasal congestion with its antibacterial properties.
It has antioxidants as well aiding in the repair of cell damage by toxins, thus, may contribute in the prevention of chronic diseases. It helps as well in blood circulation and in the relief of joint aches.
It has vitamins as minerals as well, particularly high in manganese with 18% recommended intake for every teaspoon serving used. It is a good source of vitamin K as well with 6% DV of the same serving.
How to Cook with Whole Black Peppercorns:
- Fill in a grinder and twist to add spicy kick to whatever is on the plate, from main dishes, desserts, even beverages and drinks!
- Mix with other spice to make a bouquet garni, brines, or pickling mix
- Combine with another spice in a grinder and make your own spice blend
- Add with a spoonful of honey, a teaspon of chopped ginger in two cups boiling water to make a Black Pepper Tea, an ayurvedic tea recommended for weight loss.
Whole Black Peppercorns.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from heat, direct sunlight, and moisture.
Keep tightly closed when not in use.
Shelf Life: 4 years
*recipe courtesy of spicehunter.com
2 cups onion, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
¼ cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp. The Spice Hunter Chili Powder (up to 4 Tbsp. if you like it really hot)
1 Tbsp. The Spice Hunter Turkish Cumin or 100% Organic Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp. The Spice Hunter Chipotle Chile Pepper
2 (35 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes, crushed
2 Tbsp. tomato paste
¾ cup chicken or turkey stock
2 (15 oz.) cans kidney beans, drained
1 tsp. The Spice Hunter Mediterranean Oregano or 100% Organic Oregano Leaves
1 Tbsp. The Spice Hunter California Granulated Onion
½ tsp. The Spice Hunter Fine Black Pepper or 100% Organic Whole Black Peppercorns, ground
3 to 4 cups of shredded, cooked turkey meat
Salt to taste
In a large 8-quart pot, cook the onion and green bell pepper in olive oil over medium high heat, stirring about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, and chipotle and stir for a minute or two more. Add a bit more olive oil if needed. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, beans, oregano, onion, pepper, and cooked turkey meat. Bring mixture to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered for an hour. Salt to taste. Add 1 to 3 tsp. of sugar if desired. Suggested toppings are shredded cheddar cheese, chopped red onion, cilantro, and or sour cream.
Serve cold and enjoy!