Thursday, July 06, 2006

Chipotle Dip

I know I say this all the time, but seriously - this is one of my most favorite recipes to make. If I had to pick my top 5 "most made" recipes, this is definitely one of them.

I'm a huge lover of chipotle chilies, and of course anything with cilantro in it gets my vote too. With the full amount of chilies called for, it's a fairly spicy dip, but the coolness of the sour cream helps to temper it.

Chipolte Dip

Chipotle Dip
3-4 canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
1 tsp adobo sauce
2 scallions, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp fresh cilantro, minced
1/4 c monterey jack cheese
1/2 c mayonaise
1 c sour cream
1 tsp lime juice
1/4 tsp cumin
Salt/pepper to taste

Puree chipoltes in 1 tsp of adobo sauce. Place into medium sized bowl, and add the remaining ingredients. Stir well and allow to chill in the refrigerator for a few hours. Serve with fresh crudite or chips.


NWJR said...

Best. Picture. Yet.

Harmonia said...

What's Adobo Sauce? Looks interesting. Always a great pic!

Anonymous said...

No way. Smoke and mirrors for that picture. Way cool!
Dip sounds good.

Fiber said...

NWJR - Thanks, kid! Good to see you still hanging around.

Harmonia - Canned chipotle peppers come in the adobo sauce. At least that's the only way I've ever seen them.

Tanna - Nope, no smoke or mirrors. Just good luck with gravity.

Anonymous said...

LOL. It looks like you're serving chipotle dip in a contact lens!

What a lovely picture, and a recipe to match!

Anonymous said...

What an amazing picture! Great photography!

Question on the monterey jack - is it shredded or diced? I can't wait to try it. It looks fantastic.

S. said...

Hi, Can I just say that I love your blog! The photos are brilliant and the recipes are so do-able. Thank you for sharing. I'll have to add you to my blogroll! :)

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