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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. I follow both on twitter. 

  2. I’ve already subscribed. 

  3. I would choose Soleil, although they are all beautiful. 

  4. I would choose the red one.  They are so vibrant!

  5. Flame would be my choice even though they are all gorgeous. :)

  6. I follow L&OO and Le Creuset on Pinterest

  7. I subscribe to L&OO

  8. palm or flame…these are so cute!

  9. Yellow!!!  Perfect for spring/summer!!

  10. I love the green!

  11. Palm(green!)

  12. Cherry!

  13. Soleil! Because yellow peppers are my favorite.

  14. Flame!!! 

  15. Following both on twitter & tweeted!

  16. follow both Love & Olive Oil and LeCreuset on  Pinterest

  17. Following both on Pinterest!

  18. I’m subscribed! 

  19. Oooh, I would definitely pick Flame!

  20. I love the Red 

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


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

  24. I am already subscribed to Love & Olive Oil

  25. I would choose the “palm” color!

  26. Definitely red!

  27. Subscribed to LAOO, and green is pretty cool!

  28. Orange!! :)

  29. I subscribe to your emails.

  30. I follow both Love & Olive Oil and LeCreuset® on Pinterest!

  31. I follow @loveandoliveoil and @LeCreuset on Twitter and tweeted!

  32. I’m already subscribed to Love & Olive Oil!

  33. The color Pepper Cocotte I would choose is Cherry!

  34. I think I’d have to go with the orange. Also, I am already subscribed via email to your newsletter!

  35. ORANGEY ORANGE!  I love my newsletters..and share themmmm with my chums..

  36. I follow both on pinterest (@jmgourmet)

  37. I’d choose the orange color!

  38. Orange or yellow, but I like them all!

  39. I follow le creuset on piterest. Thank you for the recipies and giveaway.

  40. I follow you on pinterest

  41. I am subscribed to your newsletters

  42. I would choose the yellow one, bright and cheery for spring.

  43. I follow both on Pintrest!  Yours and the beautiful cookware!

  44. I am already a subscriber to your awesome blog!

  45. All, but the cherry red most!

  46. I follow both on Pinterest

  47. I am already subscribed!

  48. I would get the red!

  49. I love the yellow . I already follow you too

  50. I follow Love and Olive Oil and Le Creuset on Pinterest

  51. I subscribe to your newslatter

  52. I followed both you and Le Creuset on Pinterest.

  53. I already subscribe to the L&OO e-mail list.

  54. I would love to win the red one

  55. Red, always red!

  56. I follow you on Pinterest, as well as LeCreuset.

  57. I follow you on Twitter, as well as LeCreuset.

    And I Tweeted about this Giveaway.

  58. I’m a subscriber.

  59. I get this by email.

  60. I choose the red.

  61. I would love the yellow one.

  62. I would choose red!

  63. I think I will need all the colors! But especially the orange!

  64. I follow both on Pinterest. 

  65. They’re all adorable, but I’d have to choose palm. Looks like the perfect compliment to my cassis cookware. ;)

  66. I follow love and olive oil on twitter. I follow LeCrueset on twitter. 

  67. I’m an email subscriber. 

  68. I’d choose cherry. Thank you!

  69. Palm yay!!!!!!!!!

  70. I love the orange. I have never seen these before and I Love Them!

  71. …and on Pinterest! :) hope to get some luck :P

  72. I am subscribed to all your posts!!!

  73. I also follow both you and le Creuset on Twitter

  74. I follow you both on pinterest as rusthawk. Thanks!

  75. Palm would be the perfect color for my kitchen!!!

  76. I follow you both in twitter and tweeted –

  77. I am one of your email subscribers.

  78. I already subscribed to your blog!

  79. I would choose that beautiful new Palm green!

  80. I would choose the cherry one, it just fits with my le Creuset mini cocotte! :-)

  81. I would choose the flame or the green one because it would match my 5.5 cherry red pot
    and cassis heart! :)
    **I subscribed the email list, followed both Love & Olive Oil and LeCreuset on Twitter and Pinterest and tweeted!!!

  82. Cherry! 

  83. Palm all the way

  84. and cook up the goodies…would use a RED one!

  85. I subscribe by email!

  86. Red, red, red!!

  87. I also follow both of you on pinterest.

  88. I subscribe by email.

  89. cherry red

  90. I’d pick the red one!  :)

  91. Cherry!

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