Top Twenty Smoky Chipotle Recipes

Top Twenty Smoky Chipotle Recipes - From muffins and casseroles to soups and French fries, these 20 recipes are full of the utterly delicious, smoky and spicy flavor of chipotle chile peppers.

From muffins and casseroles to soups and French fries, these twenty recipes are full of the utterly delicious, smoky and spicy flavor of chipotle chile peppers.Over the past few years, I've written over two dozen recipes which are made fabulous with the use of Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce.  Chipotles are jalapeños … [Read more...]

Smoky Red Lentil “Hummus” Recipe

Smoky Red Lentil Chipotle Hummus -- This is an earthy dip full of warm flavors. Perfect for fall!

Creamy, rich and smooth like hummus, this dip is full of earthy, warm flavors and is perfect for fall.Where I live in Los Angeles -- the Santa Monica mountains are on one side of me and the ocean is on the other.  I know I'm fortunate to be surrounded by all of this beauty.  Yesterday we spent the afternoon at the … [Read more...]

Smoky Tomato-Bacon-Chipotle Deviled Eggs

Smoky Tomato Bacon Chipotle Deviled Eggs

Current food trends: asparagus, matzo dishes, artsy eggs, and fun deviled eggs!  (Just to name a few.)Which means the obvious, of course -- it's spring, and Easter and Passover are on the horizon.If you've been reading Cooking On The Weekends for a while, you know how much I love smoky flavors -- and that I think … [Read more...]

Smoky Strawberry-Chipotle Compote Bacon-Meatballs

Smoky Strawberry-Chipotle Compote Bacon-Meatballs - AMAZING!

There is so much deliciousness going on here -- it's almost out of control.  Somewhere between the sweet and spicy Strawberry-Chipotle Compote and the mouthwatering smoky Bacon-Meatballs, you might just loose your mind.  (Only for a moment -- until the next bite, that is.) Remember the other day, when I told you about … [Read more...]

Hatch Chile Potato Hash and Eggs With Chipotle Roasted Tomatoes

Hatch Chile Potato Hash and Eggs with Chipotle Roasted Tomatoes | cookingontheweekends.com

It's been quite a while since I've cracked an egg over a meal, and we're smack in the middle of Hatch Chile season -- hence,  Hatch Chile Potato Hash and Eggs.  Breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner -- whatever time it is, if you're hungry, this is the answer.I'm starving!  Let's just get to the recipe and eat today.  … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Chipotle Colorado-Style Chili Recipe & my Favorite Mexican Restaurant of all Time: Casa Mia

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On Tuesday nights my dad would go on his weekly Sierra Club hike, I would go to gymnastics practice, and my mom and brother would go to one of the best Mexican restaurants of all time -- Casa Mia.My mom and brother went Tuesday nights, but we all went together at least once a week also.  Casa Mia was a dive.  … [Read more...]

Smoky Chipotle Mango Quesadilla Recipe

Smoky Chipotle Mango Quesadilla | Cooking On The Weekends

When two of my (many) favorite foods on the planet are a a match made in heaven, as a pair they might just surpass everything else.Smoky, spicy chipotle peppers and sweet, tangy mangoes create the most unbelievable flavor combination imaginable.  This delectable summer quesadilla can be served in small slices as an … [Read more...]

Smoky Lemon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

Smoky Lemon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

I'm totally inspired to celebrate avocados.You see over the weekend I went to an avocado party -- well, a California Avocado Commission Food Blogger Luncheon, to be exact.   Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger led a super fun event for us, with an unbelievably delicious California avocado-centric menu, at one … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs

Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs | Cooking On The Weekends

Don't think just because I've been eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles and delicious cheesecake recently, that I've forgotten about the most nutrient dense vegetable on the planet!Oh no, no. I still work cilantro into my meals regularly.I love these Spicy Cilantro Deviled Eggs!  They're as packed with … [Read more...]

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free} | www.cookingontheweekends.com

It's the pretty celadon green casserole dish in these images that inspired this recipe.Though this isn't typically how I create recipes, I love when it happens.  Normally I select the dish, pan, plates, etc.,  based on what I've cooked or want to cook.  Not the other way around.My mother-in-law gave me this … [Read more...]