Chipotle Black Bean Tostadas — Cheap, Healthy & Yummy

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Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and tomato paste are both wonderful flavor enhancers that cost pennies. I rarely use an entire can of either, so I simply freeze the leftovers in a small plastic bag or a small plastic container. They thaw quickly and taste just the same as fresh out of the can. The […]

via Chipotle Black Bean Tostadas — Cheap, Healthy & Yummy

I had never tasted a chipotle pepper until about 5 years ago.  I found this recipe for tofu mole and it was an ingredient in not only the sauce, but also the marinade.  I had been eating hot peppers for years and thought no pepper was too hot for me.  I used the highest number of peppers recommended in the recipe. 

Holy moly!  It was hot!  I think that I drank a gallon of water to just stop the burning.  I have learned to adjust the amount of chipotle peppers to a level more bearable.  Now I am addicted to them. 

I use them in my chili.  I mince a little for scrambled eggs.  They add a nice kick in soup.  If you don’t want to  spend time mincing, the adobo sauce has the heat as well as a little extra flavor!




2 thoughts on “Chipotle Black Bean Tostadas — Cheap, Healthy & Yummy

    thecoolios said:
    July 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Thanks for the link!

    Liked by 1 person

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