Basque-Inspired Rub with Espelette Pepper

Originating from the Basque region of France, the Espelette pepper is distinctively smoky, sweet and mildly hot. It brings stand-out flavor and vibrant color to this zesty, Mediterranean-herbed rub. Use it to enhance the taste of grilled meats, burgers, vegetables, seafood and poultry.

Ingredients
Serves: Makes about 9 teaspoons or 9 (1-teaspoon) servings.
Directions
5 mins Prep time
5 mins Prep time
  • Mix all ingredients in small bowl until well blended.

  • Store in tightly covered jar in cool, dry place.

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tips:

  • Piment d’Espelette can be found in specialty food stores or online. A hot paprika, such as McCormick Gourmet™ Hot Hungarian Paprika can be used as a substitute, if unable to find piment d’Espelette.
  • This rub is also great on plancha grilled meats, burgers, vegetables, fish and poultry.
Use Basque-Inspired Rub with Espelette Pepper to prepare Crusted Fish and Ratatouille a la Plancha.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 4Calories: 4Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 112mgProtein: 0g
  • Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 0gCarbohydrate: 1g
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