Get recipe: Spicy Jalapeño & Bacon Flatbread
Whether you're trying to battle winter's frigid temperatures from the inside out or embracing the sweltering days of summer, there's never a bad time for spicy food. We've got a few ideas, from morning time dishes to refreshing but piquant drinks to get you started. To round out your meal, consult our page on seasonal produce And nothing cools down a hot tongue from spicy food like dairy, so be sure to check out all the cheese and dairy products My Food and Family has to offer. We also have an extensive catalog of beverage recipes to wash everything down.
If your taste buds are prepared, let us spell out a few hot and spicy food options that are sure to add a little extra burn to your meals.
Hot dog, do we have a recipe to kick things off with. Our Hot & Spicy Francheesie is a wiener gone wild. This spicy recipe gets its heat from the addition of hot pepper sauce. Try adding additional hot peppers or other spices if the base recipe doesn't quite stoke your fires. This spicy food pairs well with fresh fruit.
Start your day with spice thanks to the Chorizo, Potato & Green Chile Omelet. You don’t need to fuss with flipping and forming a perfect omelet, because this version lets you bake everything to a perfect consistency. Enjoy it alongside fresh fruit and a cold glass of milk to round out the meal and cool your mouth
Move over, meat. We have our first vegetarian entry to the list. Hot pepper sauce gives this cheesy Tex-Mex salad a tongue-burning kick you’re sure to love. It may be meatless, but our Spicy Southwest Bean & Corn Salad is still hearty enough, and spicy enough, to entice even the most ardent meat eaters in your life.
Feel the burn, and do it with bacon. Our Spicy Jalapeño Bacon Flatbread recipe features a video to guide you step-by-step through the process of putting together this spicy pizza. PHILADELPHIA Spicy Jalapeño Cream Cheese Spread does the heavy lifting to give this dish its spice. If you're still craving more blaze, consider adding sliced jalapenos. For a topping on the sweeter side, substitute the cherry tomatoes the recipe calls for with dried canned pineapple tidbits.
If you thought it was a bit fishy that our list was lacking seafood, worry no further. Our Spicy Grilled Salmon Kabobs have you covered. Perfect for backyard barbeques, these deceivingly simple skewers gets their spice from a marinade of chili powder and cayenne pepper. Try substituting tuna, scallops or shrimp for the salmon.
Chicken Paprikash is a Hungarian-inspired dish that gets its spice from a combination of ground cayenne, Hungarian paprika and black pepper. Take note when buying your ingredients: you can substitute regular or Spanish paprika for their Hungarian cousin, but the flavor won't be quite as rich.
If you thought we couldn't find a beverage worthy of our spicy foods list, think again. With Icy Mangonadas for Two, we even designed the recipe so you could share your spicy sipper with a friend. This blended drink lets the pleasing sweetness and smooth nature of mango go toe to toe with the fiery intensity of chamoy sauce. The real winner when these contrasting flavors do battle is you, though – and whomever you offer to share it with. If you're unfamiliar with chamoy sauce, it can usually be found in the Hispanic or hot sauce section of your grocery store or supermarket. Chamoy also pairs beautifully with fresh fruit, potato chips or nuts.
Put a new twist on lasagna with Spicy Chicken Lasagna Roll-Ups. This personal-sized variation on lasagna may be so well received you abandon traditional lasagna preparations. Serve this crushed-red-pepper spiced dish with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing for the perfect midweek meal.
Eggs do a lot of work in recipes, give them a break with our Eggs in Fiery Tomatoes. Also known as Shakshouka, this dish is a bold way to start your day. The tomato sauce takes a spicy turn thank to A.1. Bold and Spicy Sauce and crushed red pepper. The recipe directs you to serve with tostadas, but any crusty bread, such as toasted French bread, will work fine too. Don't limit this recipe to just breakfast applications; it also will seem right at home on the dinner table.