Spicy Alexanders in Hot Tomato Sauce

This quick and easy Alexanders recipe makes a wonderful wild tapas. Spicy tomatoes combine well with the myrrh like flavour of Alexanders (Smyrnium olusatrum).

Spicy Alexanders Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 handfuls of chopped Alexanders stems
  • ½ onion (chopped)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (sliced)
  • 200g chopped tomatoes
  • 2tsps Dijon mustard
  • 6 drops of Tabasco sauce
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Olive oil

Spicy Alexanders Recipe Instructions

  1. Fry chopped alexanders, onion and garlic in olive oil until onion goes translucent.
  2. Add chopped tomatoes, dijon mustard, sugar and Tabasco sauce, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool and serve.

Serves: 2

Further reading: Traditional and Modern Use of Alexanders

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