What is Chipotle?

What is Chipotle?

How many of us have eaten something chipotle flavored? How many have ever been to the restaurant Chipotle? I’m sure everyone can admit to at least one of these. Well in the midst of loving chipotle, have you ever stopped to think what exactly is chipotle? Well if you have this is where CHC comes in handy yet again, because we are going to help enlighten you.

So what is a chipotle you ask? It is simply a smoke dried jalapeno pepper...yes that’s all. However, according to TheHuffingtonPost.com, the chipotle has a bit of history that “date[s] as far back as the Aztecs, who smoked peppers as a preservative method...it is [also] believed Chipotle comes from the Nahuatl word “chipotle” which means “smoked chili pepper”.

So next time you decide to eat chipotle flavored anything, now you know that you’re only eating a drier tastier jalapeno.


-Happy Eating


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