Piquillo Pepper Preserve

Course Appetizer
Cuisine European
Keyword peppers, piquillo, preserve
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories per serving 122 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 18 oz whole piquillo pepper (about 1 1/2 cans of 12.52 oz each)
  • 3 oz water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. Process until everything is well incorporated, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Transfer the pepper mixture to a medium pot over medium-low heat and cook for 35-40 min, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat when the mixture resembles a jam texture. Allow to cool and transfer into jars.

Recipe Notes

You can find the piquillo peppers here.


Slightly Adapted from Recetas de Mamá


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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.

Nutrition Facts
Piquillo Pepper Preserve
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122
% Daily Value*
Sodium 125mg 5%
Potassium 37mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Sugars 28g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 8.5%
Vitamin C 30.9%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 5.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.