Meat

Spicy Chicken Soup

A feel-good soup with a little more zip.

Slow cooker chicken soup is one of those dishes that fills the home with yummy aromas. It’s a comfort food staple – just the kind of recipe that’s a ton of fun to twist with a little extra spice.

This recipe uses two types of pepper: jalapeño for the heat and red bell pepper for a little extra flavor. It’s a nice amount of spice – not so hot as to turn off those with sensitive taste buds. The cumin and taco seasoning give it a little more Southwestern taste too.

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Spicy chicken nachos

Spicy Chicken Nachos

A spicy fan snacking favorite… Whether it’s for a big game day, an outdoor party, or a fiesta of any kind, spicy chicken nachos are always a hit. This is one appetizer that doesn’t leave you wanting more, both tasty … Read more

Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos

Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos With Sweet Salsa

Mixing spicy and sweet is always a favorite combo of ours. Take these slow cooker pulled pork tacos. The pork gets some serious smoky heat through a healthy portion of chipotle peppers with adobo sauce. And the salsa made with cherries and peaches just complements it perfectly. It’s the type of meal that everyone will be looking forward to all day long.

Do you want it milder or spicier? You can easily control the heat by changing the amount of chipotle peppers used when cooking the pork or the amount  of jalapeño pepper in the salsa. 

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Easy Blue Cheese Burger

Super Easy Blue Cheese Burger With Jalapeño

Hamburger recipes don’t get much easier than this.

Sure, there are more gourmet recipe options out there for a blue cheese burger, but if you have frozen patties at home, this is a sure-fire way to add a touch of surprising flavor and, of course, a nice pop of heat via jalapeño. The teriyaki sauce adds a bit of tang to the burger, and it works very well with the richness of the blue cheese.

Try it with some chipotle-dusted french fries. You won’t be disappointed for such a quick-to-prep-and-cook meal. 

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Spicy Jamaican Chicken Curry

Spicy Jamaican Curry Chicken

Caribbean cuisine and hot peppers go hand-in-hand, and that’s especially true with anything Jamaican and scotch bonnet peppers. It’s a pairing made in heaven. Think of this spicy Jamaican curry chicken recipe as tropical comfort food. It has a rich flavor, … Read more

Jalapeno Hamburger Recipe

Jalapeño Hamburgers Recipe

Make a burger with attitude…

Whether it’s summer barbecue time or you’re ready for a little heat during the cold months, jalapeño burgers turn the popular basic burger into something extra special. This recipe is so easy to make that even junior grill masters can pull it off with zero extra effort at all.

And when you’re ready to blast that burger off to another planet, try topping it with some spicy condiments. It’s a sure fire way to breathe new life into the typical barbecue.

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Asian Beef Stew

Asian Beef Stew

Looking for a spicy recipe that has that “nestle up at home” good feeling? This slow cooker Asian beef stew certainly does the trick. It hits the spot as comfort food, perfect for the chillier months, but no slouch for the … Read more

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Thai Beef With Jalapeño And Basil

Here’s a slightly spicy family favorite that reminds us a bit of a Thai shepherd’s pie – just coconut rice instead of potato. The jalapeño peppers add a mild kick. You can control that heat by adding or subtracting the … Read more