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Loyal Customers, Friends and Industry Colleagues:

WE WILL NO LONGER BE FILLING ORDERS FROM OUR ONLINE STORE.

After 14+ years of providing “The Art of Chipotle” gourmet chipotle products, I have made the decision to sell the company.  This is a decision that I have delayed for years for     emotional reasons, but good business dictates that I devote full time to my long time    career of providing surgical services to the cranial & spine surgeons in CA.  

Thank you so much for your support and interest.

Tom Pfleider
Founder / CEO

Chipotle Chicken Corn Chowder

  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups half and half cream
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 can cream style corn
  • 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon Art of Chipotle, Chipotle sauce of your choice or 1/2 tablespoon Chipotle Paste
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

Directions

In a dutch oven, brown chicken, onion and garlic in butter until chicken is no longer pink.  Add water, bouillon and cumin; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in cream, cheese, corn, chilies and Art of Chipotle Sauce.  Cook and stir over low heat until the cheese is melted; add tomato.  Sprinkle with cilantro if desired.

Smokey Chipotle Chili Cornbread

  • 4 strips bacon chopped
  • 2 cups cornmeal, stone ground
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons Art of Chipotle, Chipotle Paste
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives or green onions
  • 1 cup frozen white corn, thawed

Heat the oven to 375 degrees.

Put the bacon into a cold 10″ * pan and cook over medium heat until the fat is rendered and the bacon bits are crisp but not burned.  Remove the bacon to a paper towel lined plate.  Leave the bacon fat in the pan and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat the eggs with a whisk until foamy; whisk in the milk and chipotle paste.  In a separate bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.  Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until combined.  Fold in the bacon bits, chives or green onions and corn.  Pour the batter into the pan.  Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 20-25 minutes.

* A cast iron pan will give you the best results

Spiced Honey Glazed Chipotle Burgers with Avocado Sauce

Patties:

  • 3 lbs. Ground Beef
  • 5-6 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle Gourmet Paste
  • 2 tsp. salt

Combine ground beef, Gourmet Chipotle Paste and salt in a large bowl.  Mix lightly and form into 8 patties.  Refrigerate until ready to grill.

Avocado Sauce:

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves

Mash the avocado with the lime juice in a bowl.  Stir in the mayonnaise and salt.  Gently fold in the mint leaves.  Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Glaze:

  • ¾ cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle Gourmet Paste
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil, for brushing on the grill
  • ¾ cup water

Combine the vinegar, Gourmet Chipotle Paste, salt and water in a saucepan.  Cook, stirring often until the mixture is reduced by half.

Place burgers on the oiled grill over direct heat.  Cook for 4-5 minutes per side, basting often with the glaze until done.

Brush some of the glaze on the cut side of eight rolls.  Place the rolls on the grill until lightly toasted.

Assemble the burgers, adding lettuce, tomato and avocado sauce on the grilled rolls.

(8 servings)

Creamy Chipotle Chicken Baked Taquitos

  • 1/3 cup cream cheese
  • 1-2 Tbsp Art of Chipotle, Chipotle Paste
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp green onions, chopped
  • 12 corn (or flour if you prefer) tortillas

Soften cream cheese in microwave for 20-30 seconds.  Stir in Chipotle Paste and lime juice.  Mix together, then add cilantro and green onions.  Stir in chopped chicken and cheese and combine well.  (This can be made ahead of time and stored in refrigerator).

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Line cookie sheet with foil, lightly sprayed with cooking oil.

Briefly heat tortillas in microwave so they are easy to work with.

Spoon 2-3 Tbsp of chicken mixture in a row across the bottom third of tortillas, keeping 1/2 inch away from edge.  This makes it possible to roll it up very tightly.  Place taquitos seam side down on cookie sheet, making sure they are not touching.

Lightly spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with kosher salt.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until crisp and edges start to turn golden brown.

Serve with salsa, guacamole and sour cream.

Nutrition (per serving): 330 calories, 161 calories from fat, 18.1g total fat, 73.6mg cholesterol, 402.1mg sodium, 247.8mg potassium, 26.3g carbohydrates, 3.4g fiber, 1.7g sugar,16.2g protein.  (USING CORN TORTILLAS)

Crazzberry Cheesecake Bars

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crust:

  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups flour

Filling:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened (recommended: Philadelphia brand)

Topping:

1/2 cup Art of Chipotle Crazzberry Fiesta Sauce or more to taste.

Preheat oven.  Prepare 8 inch square pan with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine butter and sugar, blend well.  Measure flour by lightly spooning into measuring cup; level off.  Add flour, mix until crumbly and press into bottom of prepared pan.

Bake 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients; beat well.

Remove pan from oven; pour filling over crust evenly.  By spoonfuls, dollop Crazzberry sauce over filling.  Carefully run tip of spoon over filling to swirl sauce being very careful not to disturb crust.

Return pan to oven; bake another 15 minutes or until filling is set.  Cool.  Refrigerate 30 minutes, cut into bars.  Store in refrigerator.

9 servings

Nutrition (per serving):  346 calories, 172 calories from fat, 19.6 g total fat, 75.5 mg cholesterol, 111.5 mg sodium, 64.5 mg potassium, 39.5 g carbohydrates, 1.1 g fiber, 25.4 g sugar, 4.1 g protein.

Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle Chipotle Paste

Mix together the honey, Chipotle Paste and lemon juice. Place salmon in a dish and coat with the mixture, reserving some for glazing salmon at the end of cooking.    Marinate for 20-30 minutes at room temperature.

Remove the salmon from the mixture and cook on low/medium heat on the BBQ that has been sprayed or coated with oil prior to being heated up.  Turn once, then before removing from the grill, brush with remaining sauce.

Roasted Red Pepper Chipotle Hummus

1 16 oz garbanzo beans (chickpeas), strained, reserve liquid
1/2 cup liquid from garbanzo beans
3 tbsp sesame tahini (sesame seed paste)
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2-1 tsp Garlic, finely minced
1/4 tsp salt to taste
1-2 Tbsp Art of Chipotle Chipotle Paste
1/2 cup roasted red peppers
1-3 Tbsp canola oil – optional

1. Drain the beans, reserving the liquid.

2. Combine the beans and the reserved bean liquid in a food processor.

3. Process for a minute or two.

4. Add all remaining ingredients except oil (if used) and continue to process on high for 4-8 minutes.  (The longer you process it, the smoother it will be, and will have less tendency to separate.

5. If you want to add oil, drizzle it in slowly during the last 2 minutes of processing.

6. If you choose not to add oil, you can add a little more of the bean liquid if needed to get the consistency you prefer.

7. Store covered in the refrigerator until chilled.

8. Serve with pita chips or sliced fresh vegetables.

Cornbread Muffins with Sweet Chipotle Butter

Cornbread Muffins:
1 15 oz box honey cornbread mix
Cooking spray
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 tsp Art of Chipotle Chipotle Paste
1 4oz can diced green chiles
2 cups corn, white frozen, thawed
1/4 cup  roasted red peppers, diced
2/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Sweet Chipotle Butter
2 tbs Art of Chipotle Sweet Heat Addiction Sauce
2 sticks butter, softened
1 Tbsp honey

For Muffins:

1. Spray mini muffin pans with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 400.

2. In medium bowl add milk and paste,stir well; Add and stir the rest of the ingredients for muffins just until blended. Spoon batter into muffin pans, filling to the rim.

3. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Sweet Chipotle Butter:

1. In small bowl, combine all ingredients until fluffy. Serve with warm muffins.

2. Note: if using regular muffin pans, fill 2/3 full into 18-20 cups. Bake for about 18 minutes or until golden brown.

Servings: 24
Yield: 48

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 8 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition (per serving): 147 calories, 85 calories from fat, 9.7g total fat, 24.2mg cholesterol, 66.7mg sodium, 67.7mg potassium, 13.2g carbohydrates, <1g fiber, 2.2g sugar, 2.9g protein.

Island Coconut Chipotle Chicken

  • 3/4 cup coconut, toasted – divided
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 4 chicken breasts – boned and skinned
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp sugar (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp Art of Chipotle Chipotle Paste or to taste
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped for garnish or to taste

Toast coconut in a 300 degree oven watching closely, or in sauce pan, watching closely till toasted, stirring as needed. 

In a heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat.  Add onions and saute until cooked through on one side, about 4-5 minutes.  Turn over and repeat.  Cook until juices run clear.

In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup coconut, coconut milk, sugar and paste.  Pour over chicken and heat through.

Garnish with toasted coconut and cilantro leaves.

Nutritional Facts:  (Per serving)

505 calories, 208 calories from fat, 23.6 g total fat, 152.5 mg cholesterol, 340.6 mg sodium, 1050.4 mg potassium, 18.7 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 51.5 g protein.

Simply Yummy Bean Tostados

  • 2 cans (15/16 oz.) pinto beans, with liquid (or 4 cups cooked from dried beans)
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1-2 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle, Chipotle Paste
  • 1 dozen corn tortillas (about 6 inches)
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil

For toppings – use any combination of the following:

  • Thinly sliced lettuce or cabbage
  • thinkly sliced radishes
  • Queso Fresco or Queso Seco (Mexican cheese)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Chopped Tomatoes
  • Guacamole
  • Sour Cream

Saute onions in a small amount of oil until softened and translucent.  Add the minced garlic, and cook about 30-60 seconds longer.

Add the beans with liquid.  Using a potato masher, crush the beans.  Cook until slightly thickened and the liquid is absorbed.  (If needed, you can add a small amount of water or broth when you add the beans.  About 1/2 way through the cooking, add the Chipotle Paste.

Heat a small amount of oil in a skillet.  Place tortillas in the hot oil for about 30 seconds to brown slightly, turn over and brown the other side.  Drain on rack or brown paper bag and set aside, covered to keep warm.

To serve, place about 1/4 – 1/3 cup of the bean mixture on a warm tortilla and add toppings of choice.

Yield: 12 tostados – 4 servings

Nutrition:  558 calories, 337 calories from fat, 37.4 g total fat, 21.7 mg cholesterol, 862.4 mg sodium, 715.9 mg potassium, 40.8 g carbohydrates, 11.3 g fiber, 2.2 g sugar, 16.4 g protein.