RECIPES

The Dominican hot sauce that livens up any dish with authentic island flavor!
Use Pisqueya as more than just a hot sauce! Much like Spanish sofrito or French mirepoix are the bases of many dishes, our sauces double as ingredients in your saucepan too!
Outside of the kitchen, enjoy our versatile sauces as a salsa, condiment, marinade or dip. You can even add Pisqueya to your cocktails to make a spicy michelada, or anything else that needs a twist!

Here are some recipes that will inspire you:

PASTELON

Vegan. This is our own spin on the traditional meat filled pastelon also known as a Caribbean lasagna.

Serves 6

INGREDIENTS

– 1 cup of olive oil
– 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
– 1 tablespoon of chopped or minced garlic
– 1 1/2 cups of lentils
– 3 stalks of celery, chopped
– 1 cup of whole tomatoes
– 2 whole carrots, peeled chopped
– 7 ripe plantains, boiled and soften
– 2 cups of shredded vegan cheese of choice
– 4 cups of vegetable broth
– 1 teaspoon or more salt
– 1 teaspoon of ground pepper
– 1 tablespoon Smoky Hot Pisqueya

METHOD

1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and celery; cook until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute more. Rinse the lentils and add to the onion mixture; pour the vegetable broth into the pot with the lentils and onions. Add carrots and can of whole tomatoes. Add the salt and pepper. Simmer gently until lentils are soft, about 1 hour. Add smoky hot pisqueya. Blend the lentils to create a puree and set aside to cool.

2. Heat oven to 350°F.

3. In bowl of food processor, puree ripe plantains (yellow) until smooth with 2-3 tablespoons of oil, about 1 minute; set aside. Grease 3-qt. casserole dish with remaining olive oil.

4. To assemble casserole, using spatula, evenly spread half pureed plantain mixture on bottom of prepared dish. Spread cooled lentil mixture evenly over plantain layer and sprinkle with cheese of choice. Top with remaining plantains, smoothing mixture evenly over lentils and again, sprinkling with cheese of choice. Bake until casserole is cooked through and cheese is melted and golden brown, about 30 minutes. Serve with salad and Pisqueya Smoky Hot sauce.

¡Buen Provecho!

Pastelon Pisqueya

BURRITO BOWL

Vegan

Makes 1

INGREDIENTS

– 3/4 cup refried beans
– 1/2 cup fire roasted corn
– 1/2 cup cooked fajita vegetables
– 1/2 mashed avocado
– 1-2 tsp Pisqueya Smoky Hot Sauce

EASY REFRIED BEANS

INGREDIENTS

– 1 can black beans, drained
– 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
– 2 tsp cumin
– 1/2 tsp coriander
– 1/2 cup vegetable broth
– Salt and pepper to taste

METHOD

In a pan, add black beans and garlic and sauté until garlic is fragrant. Using the back of a cooking spoon or spatula, lightly mash beans until mostly mashed. Add vegetable broth and stir to combine, and bring to a low simmer to thicken. Stir and mash until beans are the consistency of refried beans.

CHILI LIME FIRE ROASTED CORN

INGREDIENTS

– 1 cup frozen fire roasted corn
– Juice of half a small lime
– Sprinkle of chili lime seasoning

METHOD

Reheat in microwave according to package. Squeeze fresh lime juice over top and sprinkle with chili lime seasoning.

PEPPERS & ONIONS

INGREDIENTS

– 1 red pepper, sliced
– 1 red onion, sliced
– 3 cloves garlic, minced

METHOD

Sauté peppers and onions until soft. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.

To assemble the whole bowl, add in rice, corn, peppers and onions, then your refried beans. Top with mashed avocado and some Pisqueya hot sauce.

¡Buen Provecho!

Burrito Pisqueya

RED BEANS

Dominican Style

Makes 6

INGREDIENTS

– 4 cups dry pinto or red kidney beans
– 1 tablespoon salt
– 1 bell pepper, chopped
– 1 tsp oregano
– 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
– 1 tablespoon mashed garlic
– 1/2 green pepper, chopped
– 1 onion, cut into four parts
– 1 celery stalk
– 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
– 10 cubes pumpkin squash
– 1 tablespoon Pisqueya Smoky Hot

METHOD

1. Soak the beans overnight to soften.
2. Remove the beans from soaking water and boil in fresh water until very soft (May take up to an hour).
3. Soft beans should have 2 inches of water on top (Add fresh water if necessary).
4. Stir in garlic, oregano, onion, celery, salt, pepper and bring water to a boil.
5. Add pumpkin squash
6. In a separate saucepan, mix tomato paste with 1 or 2 tablespoon of water to dissolve and then add to the beans.
7. Add cilantro and Pisqueya Smoky hot.
8. Cook until you achieve desired consistency.
9. Remove the chunks of onion and stray twigs from herbs.

¡Buen Provecho!

Beans Pisqueya

PISQUEYA VEGAN TACOS

roasted cauliflower tacos

Makes 6

INGREDIENTS

– 1 head of cauliflower (chopped into florets)
– 3 tablespoons olive oil
– 1/2 tsp chili powder
– 1/2 tsp garlic powder
– 1/2 tsp cumin
– 1/4-1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
– 1/8 tsp salt to taste
– 1 cup shredded radish
– 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
– 1 cup chopped onions
– 1 cup chopped red and/or yellow peppers
– 1 cup guacamole or diced avocado
– Pisqueya Medium Buzz
– 6-9 soft corn tortillas

METHOD

1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
2. Core the cauliflower and cut into small 1-inch florets. Do not include any stems.
3. Whisk together oil, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt, pour over cauliflower florets and toss to coat.
4. Spread out cauliflower evenly on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes on the center rack. The florets should roast until browned but still crispy-tender. Make sure to stir halfway through.
5. While your cauliflower roasts, chop/dice/shred your veggies and toppings.
6. Toast your tortillas in the oven or on a skillet, or serve them up as is if you like them soft.
7. Line up your tortillas, stuff them with your veggies/toppings and drizzle with Pisqueya.

¡Buen Provecho!

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SANCOCHO

root vegetable hearty soup.

Serves 8

INGREDIENTS
*for a vegan sancocho, substitute meat for 2lbs of kidney beans.

– 4 garlic cloves, crushed with a pilon (mortar and pestle)
– 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
– 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
– 1 teaspoon oregano
– 3 celery sticks
– 6 sprigs of cilantro
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon black pepper
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 2 tablespoons Pisqueya Smoky Hot
– 1 quart water
– 1 cup vinegar
– 1 cup lemon juice
– 3 green plantains, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
– 1 cassaya / yuca, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
– 1 Kabocha Squash (auyama), peeled and sliced into 2-inch pieces
– 2 taro / yautia, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
– 3 potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
– 1 yam, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
– 2 green bananas
– 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1 – pieces
– 1 whole hen (or chicken) cut into 10 – 12 pieces
– 1 lb of pork ribs cut into small pieces

METHOD

1. Clean hen and ribs by submerging in vinegar and lemon. Cut and discard the excess fat and skin.
2. After submerging and cleaning the bird, set aside.
3. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
4. Add the meat and squash.
5. Season with garlic, onion, pepper, oregano, 2 celery sticks, salt and pepper
6. Cook over low heat until meat is tender.
7. Once the meat is tender, cover it in water.
8. Once the water evaporates, refill pot and continue to boil for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from heat and strain broth.
9. To the strained broth, add plantains, taro, cassava, carrots, potatoes and yam. Boil until soft and add additional water if necessary.
10. Add tender meat back into the boil.
11. Ten minutes before serving, add celery, cilantro and Pisqueya.
12. Serve with a side of white rice and avocado, accompanied with a bottle of Pisqueya.

¡Buen Provecho!


PASSION FRUIT MARGARITA

INGREDIENTS

2 oz Tequila
1 oz fresh Limon Juice
1/2 oz Agave
1 tbsp Spicy Sweet Pisqueya

METHOD

In a cocktail shaker, mix together ice, limon juice, agave, Pisqueya and Tequila. Shake until well mixed.

Strain/Pour into glass

Garnish as desired

¡Salud!

Margarita Pisqueya