Chipotle Cheddar Sticks

Author: Canadian Living

This fun and blisteringly hot take on a grilled cheese sandwich really scores with The Hockey News staff. Mark Brender, head senior writer, says most hockey fans like spicy snacks, and he always has a bottle of hot pepper sauce handy to pep up his gametime snacks.

  • Portion size 24 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2004

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 16 slices cheddar cheese bread crusts removed
  • 16 slices white bread crusts removed
  • 8 Cheddar cheese about 6 oz/175 g)
  • 1/4 cup butter softened

Method

In blender or mini food processor, purée together tomato paste, chipotle pepper, abodo sauce and green onions. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.)

Spread scant teaspoonful (5 mL) tomato mixture over each slice of bread. Top half with cheese; top with remaining bread slices, tomato side down. Spread butter on tops and bottoms. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 hours.)

Arrange sandwiches on large rimmed baking sheet. Broil, turning once, until golden and crisp, about 4 minutes. Cut lengthwise into 1-inch (2.5 cm) wide sticks.

Nutritional facts <b>Per piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 148 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 87.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 14 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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