Hot olive spread

Hot Tomato paste and olive dip
Ձիթապտուղով լոլիկի եւ պղպեղի ջուր
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Hot olive spread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green olives (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp hot pepper paste
  • 1 tsp dried mint leaves
  • Cumin
  • Olive oil

Components

Tomato paste

Ingredients

  • Tomatoes
  • Sea salt

Preparation

  • Wash the tomatoes well
  • Sort them: keep the hard ones to prepare concasse, throw away the rotten ones, etc..
  • Remove the stems and any bruises or imperfections
  • Cut the tomatoes and throw them in a tomato churning machine
  • Add a handful of sea salt to the tomatoes as they are churned into a purée
  • Push the tomato purée through a sieve
  • Squeeze out all the juices and throw away the remaining seeds and skin

In a large shallow copper pot

  • Pour the pure tomato juice through a sieve into a large copper pot which is properly set on the fireplace
  • Monitor the fire and add the necessary wood to keep the heat consistent
  • Once the juice starts boiling and thickening, start stirring the pot to make sure the paste doesn't stick to the pot and get burned
  • Throw in a handful of sea salt
  • Once a while, clean the sides of the pot with a flexible spatula
  • After the mixture starts to thicken, taste to adjust the salt
  • Once the mixture thickens and resembles a paste, remove it from the heat

In clean dry jars

  • Instantly fill the canning jars with the hot tomato paste
  • Tap the jars to make sure all air comes out
  • Immediately, close the lids tight
Tomato paste
Tomato paste
Hot pepper paste

Ingredients

  • Aleppo peppers
  • Sea salt

Preparation

  • Wash and dry the peppers well
  • Slice them and discard the stems and the seeds
  • Layer them in metallic trays
  • Place the trays under the sun

Leave them under the sun for a few hours

  • Grind the peppers using a meat grinder
  • Pour the pepper purée in shallow trays with a generous amount of sea salt

Leave the trays under the sun for days. Stir them periodically until they are cooked and all the water has evaporated.

In clean dry jars

  • Fill the paste tightly in canning jars and cover them tightly as well.
Hot pepper paste
Hot pepper paste

Preparation

In a bowl

  • Combine the olives, the tomato and pepper pastes, the cumin, and half the dried mint leaves

In a serving bowl

  • Spread the mixture in the serving bowl creating a well in the middle
  • Add a generous amount of olive oil in the well
  • Sprinkle the rest of the dried mint leaves on top
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Hot olive spread
Condiments & preserves

Hot olive spread

Hot Tomato paste and olive dip

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green olives (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp hot pepper paste
  • 1 tsp dried mint leaves
  • Cumin
  • Olive oil

Preparation

In a bowl

  • Combine the olives, the tomato and pepper pastes, the cumin, and half the dried mint leaves

In a serving bowl

  • Spread the mixture in the serving bowl creating a well in the middle
  • Add a generous amount of olive oil in the well
  • Sprinkle the rest of the dried mint leaves on top

We serve this hot olive spread with toasted pita bread with earthy soups like Pt Pt shorba.



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