What Are Your Favorite Ways to Use Chipotle Powder?

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Q: I just bought a bag of ground chipotle powder. I've never used it before but the smell was intoxicatingly delicious and I couldn't resist buying it! I searched online for some recipes but had a tough time finding something appropriate for me (no red meat).

I'm curious about some of your favorite recipes using ground chipotle powder which don't involve red meat.

Sent by Leah

Editor: Leah, chipotle powder is one of my very favorite seasonings. I use it in anything that could use a little spice, and a little smoke. The smoked chili peppers in chipotle powder can lend a marvelous smoky flavor to everything from grilled chicken, to salad dressing, to brownies. I love it in this gratin:

Sweet Potato and Sage Gratin

Also try smoky chipotle chicken, rutabaga chipotle soup, giant chipotle white beans and chocolate chipotle shortbread.

Readers, how do you like to use chipotle powder>


Related: Ingredient Spotlight: Chipotle Chile Peppers

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