No preparation is needed as this product is ready to use as is.
Epazote, commonly calledMexican tea, is a member of the amaranth family of plants that is native to Mexico and Central and South Americas.
The herb is used as seasoning in chili, quesadillas and other Latin American foods (especially those that contain beans) to help prevent flatulence.
Use in Mexican and Latin American dishes.
Epazoteis an acquired taste and difficult to describe beyond slightly acidic and pungent. In fact, the culinary personality of this herb is likecilantroin that people tend to either love it or hate. Also, even though many recipes usecilantroandepazoteinterchangeably, the two herbs have little in common other than being found in a Mexican-style dish.
The flavor profile ofepazotepairs especially well with dairy products, including eggs, sour cream and cheese. Try adding it a pinch or two to bean casseroles and soups, quesadillas and cream sauces.
Taste & Aroma
Bitter and almost lemon-like in flavor. Best with cheese, eggs and pinto or black beans.