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.