tuna-packed piquillo peppers

Finding piquillo peppers around these parts was easy. Finding unstuffed piquillo peppers was not so easy. In the end I had to buy some which had already been stuffed with cheese, empty the filling out of a few, and repacked them with Dorie’s recipe.

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And while I was at it, I also bought a few others antipasta, just to round out the meal. And thererin lies the problem. Look at the great antipasta I can buy! No assembly required. Dorie’s recipe was tasty, but I’m so spoiled that her very simple recipe seemed like too much effort.

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Hope everyone is having fun this weekend in Seattle. I’m jealous 😦

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8 Responses to tuna-packed piquillo peppers

  1. I’m not in Seattle either 😦 And wow – nice antipasta platter!

  2. Sleepless, but not in Seattle either… I see your dilemma.. nice stuff, no work.

  3. Mary Hirsch says:

    Rosa, This is a very pretty plate and serving it as antipasta is a great idea. I loved mine for lunch but they looked pathetic, sitting there all alone on my plate. I’ve parked your pix on my desktop and will copy it exactly (that’s a compliment, I hear). I am not feeling sorry for you (about Seattle) if you are heading to Munich. Isn’t it Octoberfest? Michael and I were there once for that celebration and had a great time. I love beer. Missing all of you who are not with us today. xoxoxoxo

  4. Oh, I love your platter of anitpasta!!! I would be happy with that for dinner or lunch or even breakfast. Enjoy your trip. Wish you were in Seattle with us.

  5. Cher says:

    That antipast tray looks amazing.
    Have a great trip!
    We wish you were here too!

  6. jora says:

    I admire the motivation – I’m not sure that I would have had the energy to un-stuff and then re-stuff the peppers. Your antipasta platter looks delicious. I love those artichokes.

  7. Teresa says:

    I’m impressed that you unstuffed the peppers, too. Beautiful antipasti!

  8. betsy says:

    Yes, you get a gold star for dedication. Stuffing and restuffing the pepper deserves something. I love how you the stuffed peppers were just one part of an entire antipasti platter. All that deliciousness at the store = Jealousy

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