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Basque-Inspired Rub with Espelette Pepper

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Ingredients Quantities
piment d’Espelette (Espelette pepper powder) 3/4 cup
Italian Seasoning 225 g 1/4 cup
Onion Powder 480 g 2 tbsp
Sea Salt, French Mediterranean 1.1 kg 1 tbsp


Mix all ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Store in tightly covered jar in cool, dry place.


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.

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