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Caper Recipes That'll Make You Love The Pickled Flower Bud

There are some ingredients that get taken for granted and capers top that list. Despite the capers small size, and their seemingly insignificant measurement called for in your recipes, this ingredient is responsible for bringing bold, beautiful flavors to some of your favorite dishes -- especially in mediterranean cuisine.

Those tiny capers, which are actually pickled flower buds are salty, briny and incredibly pungent which is why just a little goes a long way. Many recipes wouldn't be the same without capers, like the classic piccata sauce, eggplant caponata or even homemade tartar sauce. But don't take our word for it, let the recipes below show you what we mean.

1
Mediterranean Lentil Salad
Bev Cooks
Get the Mediterranean Lentil Salad recipe from Bev Cooks
2
Classic Chicken Piccata
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Classic Chicken Piccata recipe from Linda Johnson via Food52
3
Greek Pasta Salad
Foodie Crush
Get the Greek Pasta Salad recipe from Foodie Crush
4
Herb Crusted Leg Of Lamb With Mint Gremolata
Feasting at Home
5
Quick Broiled Barramundi Fillets With Puttanesca Sauce
Cafe Johnsonia
6
Sautéed Chicken With Olives, Capers And Lemons
Foodie Crush
7
Roasted Vegetables With Caper Vinaigrette
Mirjam Leslie-Pringle/Food52
Get the Roasted Vegetables with Caper Vinaigrette recipe from Mirjam Leslie-Pringle via Food52
8
Italian Salsa Verde
thirschfeld via Food52
Get the Italian Salsa Verde recipe from thirschfeld via Food52
9
Chicken Nicoise Pasta Salad
Foodie Crush
Get the Chicken Nicoise Pasta Salad recipe from Foodie Crush
10
Rigatoni With Capers And Mint
Mirjam Leslie-Pringle/Food52
Get the Rigatoni with Capers and Mint recipe from Mirjam Leslie-Pringle via Food52
11
Wheat Berry Salad With Roasted Fennel And Bell Pepper
la domestique/Food52
12
Smoked Salmon With Horseradish Caper Sauce
Tom Hirschfeld/ Bona Fide Farm Food
Get the Smoked Salmon with Horseradish Caper Sauce recipe from thirschfeld via Food52
13
Campanelle With Hard-Boiled Eggs, Capers And Watercress
Alexandra Cooks
14
Watercress Citrus Salad With Olive-Caper Vinaigrette
Cafe Johnsonia
15
Beef-And-Lamb Burgers With Cheddar And Caper Remoulade
Tina Rupp/Food & Wine
16
Radicchio Salad With Toasted Hazelnuts And Capers
Melina Hamme/Food52
Get the Radicchio Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts and Capers recipe from Melina Hammer via Food52
17
Smoked Trout And Caper Cream Cheese Toasts
Michael Turek/Food & Wine
18
Roasted Potatoes With Lemon And Capers
Cafe Johnsonia
19
Baked Feta With Sun-Dried Tomatoes And Capers
Kathryn Morrissey/Food52
Get the Baked Feta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Capers recipe from Kathryn Morrissey via Food52
20
Asparagus With Shallot-Caper Vinaigrette
Frances Janisch
21
White Bean Panzanella Salad With Tomato Dressing, Caper Berries And Anchovies
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22
Sole Picatta
Simply Recipes
Get the Sole Picatta recipe from Simply Recipes

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