Recipes with Chipotle Peppers
Chipotles are ripe (red) jalapeño peppers that have been harvested, smoked and dried. The dried peppers are either ground into a powder or stewed with a tomato-based sauce and canned as chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. Either way, the peppers' spicy and smoky flavor takes any dish to a new level. Discover delicious recipes from slow cooker beef back ribs to oven-baked spicy pulled chicken.
What pepper is chipotle made from?
A chipotle pepper is a jalapeño pepper that has ripened all the way to a red color.
How spicy is chipotle pepper?
Chipotle peppers are quite spicy, comparable to fresh, green jalapeño peppers.