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Serious Heat: Stovetop Chipotle Mac and Cheese
If you don't already have a ready-made container of chipotle purée in your fridge, here's reason # 148 why you should. Just 1 1/2 tablespoons of chipotle purée adds a smoky heat to this easy stovetop mac and cheese recipe.
To make the chipotle purée, simply purée a jar of chipotle chiles, adobe sauce and all. Just add it to anything and everything that you want to have a sultry, smoky fix. I mix a touch into salad dressing, swirl it into cream cheese to top bagels, or stir into cooked rice. Added to this mac and cheese recipe, the chipotle brings a spicy pop to this favorite side dish.
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