Cinnamon Chipotle Butter

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Use this simple spicy butter on steamed vegetables
Recipe By: Alexandra Weeks
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  • Serves1/2 Cup


    • 8 ounces butter, melted
    • 1 teaspoon chipotle paste  or more to taste**
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon -- pref. freshly -- ground
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Whisk the Chipotle Paste, cinnamon, and salt into the liquid butter. Add lime juice, starting with 1/2 teaspoon, adding more to taste. For a spicier butter, add more Chipotle Paste. The vegetables will really soak up the heat of the butter, so it should be fairly hot but not overpowering.

Chile Pastes
Click to see instructions for making chile pastes

Additional Notes

fresh lime juice -- to taste
**You can substitute 1 teaspoon chipotle in adobo (blended to a thick paste) or see recipe link below for how to make chile pastes.
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