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Organic Smokey Aji Panca Mesquite Honey Dressing
It is time to come out of hibernation! It’s spring and this salad dressing is sure to wake up your taste buds. It only takes a few minutes to mix up and you are ready to serve it with your favorite spring mix green salad, grilled or smoked meats and vegetables. Make it fresh and double or triple the recipe if it is for more than 2 people.

1 Tbs Zócalo Gourmet Aji Panca Paste  
1 Tbs Zócalo Gourmet Organic Mesquite Honey
1/2 tsp Matiz España Arvum Pedro Ximenez Sherry Vinegar 
3 Tbs Matiz España Spanish Olive Oil 
1/4 tsp fresh ground Black Pepper 
1/4 tsp + a pinch Matiz España Flor de Sal 
1/2 tsp lemon or lime juice

When you first open your jar of Aji Panca paste, add the lemon juice to the jar with a pinch of Flor de Sal and mix well with a small spoon. This will help to wake up the flavor of the Aji Panca and to add a little natural preservative to the jar because the Organic Aji Panca pastes do not have preservatives in them.

Add the Aji Panca Paste, Mesquite Honey, Sherry Vinegar, Spanish Olive Oil, Black Pepper and Flor de Sal to a small mixing bowl.  Use a whisk to mix well. Let sit to meld for 15 minutes, mix again then serve.

This recipe is Gluten Free and Vegan.

Happy Spring! Salud!

— Lisa Garza’s Gluten Free Foodies blog is featured on all Sound Publishing Co. websites.


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