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Pipian Sauce

Spicy Pipian Sauce lifts beef flavor

A concoction made from dried chiles, ground seeds and nuts is called pipian sauce in Mexico. We have a recipe with almond butter and ancho chiles, and is superb when used with beef.

Pipian Sauce

  • 1 ounce ancho chiles, stemmed and seeded
  • Boiling water
  • 2 large garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the pan
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

In a glass bowl, cover the ancho chiles with boiling water and let stand for 15 minutes. Drain the chiles. Remove any seeds and stems, and chop into large chunks.

In a food processor or blender, pulse the peppers and garlic until a smooth consistency. Add pumpkin seeds, almond butter, vinegar and 1/2 cup of warm water; pulse to a thick, coarse paste. As you blend, add 1/2 cup of olive oil steadily. Season with salt and pepper. Using a spatula, transfer the pipian sauce into a serving bowl and use over beef or poultry.

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Born in Mississippi, raised in Southeast Louisiana, I've been around good food my whole life. I’m enjoy sharing my love for the grill and the Grillax Lifestyle with my two boys.

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Born in Mississippi, raised in Southeast Louisiana, I've been around good food my whole life. I’m enjoy sharing my love for the grill and the Grillax Lifestyle with my two boys.

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