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Le Creuset Pepper Cocotte Recipes & a GIVEAWAY!

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Le Creuset® is at it again, with more specialty shaped cookware that are true conversation pieces (because round is SO last season). We were excited to once again work with them to develop and photograph exclusive recipes for this novel new shape. The Bell Pepper Cocotte is now available in 4 colors (just like real bell peppers), as well as an adorable mini size that will be available in June.

Spicy Chocolate Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche from @loveandoliveoil

Our Mexican Chocolate Bread Pudding (pictured above) is rich and spicy and drizzled with warm dulce de leche and powdered sugar. Talk about a perfect Cinco-de-Mayo dessert.

Pepper Cocotte recipes (Tortilla Soup, Beer-braised Chicken Tacos, Spicy Tomato Baked Pasta, Habanero Lime Panna Cotta) from @loveandoliveoil

These pots were seemingly made for Chicken Tortilla Soup, a super quick and easy recipe that is packed with flavor. And these Beer-Braised Chicken Tacos? Divine. The Spicy Baked Pasta with Olives is a one-pot wonder of a recipe that we could easily eat on a weekly basis, it’s that good. These pots are made from the same enameled cast iron as the larger Le Creuset dutch ovens, perfect for braising, simmering, searing, or baking, but the smaller 2 1/4 quart size is perfect for dinner for two.

Our favorite recipe of the bunch is perhaps the Coconut Lime Panna Cotta. Don’t be fooled, it’s not as innocent as it looks. The light and tangy custard is infused with habanero peppers for a fiery finish you won’t see coming. And the candied habaneros on top? Well, they’re not for the faint of heart, I’ll say that much. Unfortunately you’ll have to wait until June for this recipe, when the mini pepper cocottes are scheduled to be released.

Sorry for being such a tease.

Baked Eggs with Polenta and Red Pepper Pesto from @loveandoliveoil

The stoneware minis are also perfect for these hearty baked eggs, with a base of cheesy polenta and topped with a sassy red pepper pesto. Here I was thinking instant polenta couldn’t get any easier, and we figure out a way to bake in the oven. You don’t even need to boil the water. With a perfectly runny egg on top, it’s a complete meal in an adorable little pepper-shaped pot.

Le Creuset® Pepper Cocotte GIVEAWAY

As always, sharing is caring, and I wouldn’t dare talk about such a unique piece without giving you a chance to win one for yourself. Le Creuset is generously giving away one Bell Pepper Cocotte (valued at $200) to one lucky L&OO reader in the color of their choice (choose from Soleil, Palm, Flame, or Cherry). Whether you cook with it daily or simply put it on display, the Pepper Cocotte is a conversation piece that’s as pretty as it is practical.

So, what are you waiting for? Click through to enter this fantastic giveaway!

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The fine print: No purchase necessary. Giveaway open to US residents only. Void where prohibited. Winner will have 48 hours to respond otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Bonus entry requirements will be verified if selected as the winner, otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Giveaway sponsored by Le Creuset®. All opinions written are purely my own.

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  1. Cherry, but I love them all!

  2. I love the yellow one!

  3. I would choose the palm colo as it matches my dishes. They are all adorable! 

  4. Orange!! Too cute.

  5. I tweeted about the giveaway.

  6. Orange!! Too cute!

  7. I would love the orange! This would be so cute on my dining room table filled with a yummy and hearty meal!

  8. I love the yellow one! It’s so sweet and lovely; just like the real pepper :)

  9. And, I’m subscribed!

  10. I love the orange, and the red one!

  11. I’m already a subscriber!!!

  12. I’m all over your pinterest accounts!!!

  13. I would want the palm colored cocotte. I love them all,though!

  14. I already subscribe to your newsletter through email.

  15. I follow both on twitter and tweeted about the giveaway

  16. I follow both on pinterest!

  17. I already follow both pinterest pages.   crossstitch1978 is my username

  18. I follow both pages on twitter and tweeted.   https://twitter.com/shroomfrog/status/446244905220706306

  19. I’m all about the green!

  20. I would choose red or orange. SO ADORABLE!

  21. I follow you both on Pinterest (and twitter)

  22. I am already subscribed to your emails :)

  23. I follow you both, and here is my tweet: https://twitter.com/calculatedwhisk/status/446255945664831489

  24. I follow you both on Pinterest, too.  Also, can’t wait for that panna cotta!!!

  25.  Would choose orange!!

  26. Would love Cherry please … please subscribe me to both newsletters!

  27. I would definitely pick Flame – love that color!

  28. I follow you both on Twitter & tweeted about the giveaway: https://twitter.com/mandycandy7118/status/446261595333619712

  29. I follow you both on Pinterest

  30. ADORE flame! It matches my kitchen. Plus I love orange bell peppers so it’s a pair made in heaven :)

  31. Tweeted + Following! @lawstudentswife

  32. Anddddd Pinterest followed! @lawstudentswife

  33. I love the yellow – so cute!!

  34. Ah, such a had choice, they’re all so gorgeous! I think I would choose soleil-love the yellow!

  35. I tweeted! @kwpulsipher

  36. Orange!!

  37. I’m subscribed to the newsletter.

  38. I’m subscribed!

  39. I follow both on Pinterest! 

  40. I follow on pinterest! @kwpulsipher

  41. I would choose the green one– it matches my other Le Creuset items!

  42. I followed on Twitter and tweeted! @aasquaredblog

  43. I would love the red one. 

  44. Yellow! It’s so bright and sunny :) 

  45. I followed on Pinterest! @AASquaredBlog

  46. Orange!

  47. Yellow:)

  48. I would actually like them mixed. I have mixed fiesta and these would be great with them!

  49. I would choose the yellow one!

  50. I love the Cherry color – just like I love red peppers!

  51. I already subscribe to your newsletter!

  52. I would pick Red!!

  53. I would choose the red one. It matches my kitchen perfect because its done in peppers

  54. I would love a light green one!

  55. Flame please

  56. I follow both of you on Twitter and tweeted about this contest! @ab_ind    https://twitter.com/ab_ind/status/446273296749719553

  57. I follow both on Pinterest!

  58. red, to match my le creuset dutch oven!

  59. These are so adorable! I’d love the red one!

  60. Yellow, definitely! It’s bright and cheery, and with this winter dragging on like it is, I need something that looks like sunlight!

  61. I would choose the yellow pepper! My favorite color to eat too :)

  62. Following on Pinterest!

  63. I’m already subscribed! :]

  64. green! So cute!

  65. I love the orange. They are so cute!

  66. I would pick the orange one, it’s beautiful!

  67. red! I am subscribed already.

  68. red! I follow you and LeC on twitter.

  69. Cherry all the way!! Soo cute :-) 

    I follow both on Pinterest, too! Username is turgball 

  70. Red, I love red peppers

  71. Love the Red! 

  72. Red! But I would take all of them!! ????

  73. I already subscribe and get your updates, love your post

  74. And I’m subscribed!

  75. Would love a red one here in my Mexican casita!

  76. Red because it is so vibrant! 

  77. They’re all cute, but is choose palm.

  78. I think I would go with Palm!

  79. red would be beautiful

  80. I am already a subscriber

  81. I would choose Flame- such a fun, fiery color! 

  82. I love the red one! 

  83. Flame for sure, it’s so classic!

  84. Omg!! What a brilliant idea!! Looks so so pretty – you’re right they can be used for display. But cooking in them would be amazing, these bell pepper creuset would give an instant level up for food photography.

    It’s so hard to choose just 1 as I’d like all 4 of them, but I’ll go with cherry as my fav! *fingers crossed*

  85. I follow @loveandoliveoil and @LeCreuset on Twitter. I’ve also tweeted!

  86. I would choose the red; it would match best in my kitchen.

  87. Flame would be really nice…or green. Thank you

  88. I follow both Love & Olive Oil and LeCreuset on Pinterest

  89. I signed up for your newsletters.

  90. The Cherry one is lovely!

  91. I follow L&OO and LeCreuset on Pinterest.

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