What to do with leftover chipotle paste
Chipotle paste is a spicy paste made using chipotle chillies and very popular in Mexican dishes. Discover how you can use up leftover chipotle paste here.
Recipes with chipotle paste
- Baked ham, with sticky raisin, tamarind and chipotle relish
- Chipotle chicken chilli with avocado
- Boston baked beans with chipotle
How to use up leftover chipotle paste
- Mexican-style mac ‘n’ cheese
Heat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4. Boil 400g macaroni until al dente, then drain and tip into an ovenproof dish. Melt 25g butter in a pan, then stir in 25g flour and cook for 2 minutes. Slowly stir in 400ml whole milk, then add 150g grated cheese and 1 1/2 tbsp chipotle paste and stir until smooth. Mix the sauce into the pasta with a handful of chopped fresh coriander, then sprinkle over grated cheese. Bake for 25 minutes until bubbling.
- Chipotle beef burgers
Fry finely chopped onion and garlic in oil until soft, then mix into 500g beef mince with 1 tbsp chipotle paste. Season well. Shape into 4 burgers, then fry in oil for 12 minutes, turning once. Serve in buns with soured cream and sliced onion.
Subscribe to our magazine
Subscribe to delicious. magazine for HALF PRICESubscribe
Join our newsletter
Packed with menu ideas, recipes, latest competitions and more...