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Organic Aji Amarillo Pepper Paste

Organic Aji Amarillo Pepper Paste

Specialty Yellow Pepper Sauce from Peru

  • Unique chile pepper grown in the Andes
  • Spicy yet sweet flavor
  • USDA certified organic
  • No artificial colors or preservatives
  • Gluten Free
  • Size - 8 oz/230 g

Called Uchu in Quechua, a native South American language, the aji amarillo is one of the most common peppers and one of the most important ingredients in Peruvian cuisine. Aji amarillo has a hot but fruity flavor, distinctive to Latin American dishes.

Used in paste form, this spicy yet sweet chili is a great base for a variety of dishes when mixed with sauteed onions, garlic and herbs. Use it in sauces to flavor meats, pasta or rice are as a marinade for any type of meat.

Zocalo Gourmet offers this organic pepper paste made with fresh yellow peppers picked at the peak ripeness, pureed and packed quickly to protect their full flavor. All of the Zocalo Gourmet products are produced at Topara Organica, an organic farm that, since 1968, has promoted the cultivation of these native species, the vibrancy of local communities, and the protection of the environment. Made with only 100% organic peppers, this aji paste is free of gluten, dairy, soy and genetically engineered ingredients.

Refrigerate after opening.

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    October 2017

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