We all like to think of chocolate being some sweet gooey treat. But chocolate actually has more angles than just the sweet gooey goodness that it is usually associated with. Chocolate should be added throughout the whole meal instead of just focusing on it at the end of the meal. Chocolate can be added to a variety of dishes to add many flavorful options to each dish. Below are different recipes that incorporate chocolate in a rich and fulfilling way.
White Chocolate Baba Ghannouj
This is dish is from the Middle East. It consists of eggplants that had magically combined white chocolate. The white chocolate adds another layer of flavor to the dish. These flavors are enhanced by with garlic, lemon, cumin, and a dash of paprika. The chocolate in this dish can add another level of satisfaction.
Triple Chocolate Beef & Bean Chili
This recipe incorporates the chocolate in its rawest form. The cocoa powder and chocolate (semisweet) brings a new tang to the chili. The great creator of this recipe also added a chocolate beer to the mixture to bring out dynamic flavors.
Chocolate Barbecue Sauce
If you like chocolate and you like barbeque sauce, then this is the sauce for you. This is a sauce that gives a rich boom of flavor from the first bite. Even though this recipe only has a very small amount of chocolate, you can taste the chocolate sweetness. This sauce tastes great on barbequed meat fresh off the grill.
Cocoa-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs
Ribs meet chocolate. This rub consists of chocolate, cinnamon, allspice, and a small amount of ginger. All of these flavors come together to give ribs a new taste to a loved barbeque favorite.
Chile Ancho Sopa de Chocolate
Coming from Mexico, this recipe digs deep into Spanish roots with a robust flavor of the chocolate. This is a soup that has onions that have been blackened on a cooktop, onions, and even flavorful tomatoes. The soup is a guest pleaser.
The main vegetable is a part of the name for the recipe. This recipe has an Italian twist on it. In this certain dish, the chocolate is main flavor component that adds the extra zing.
Asado de Bodas (Pork in Red Chile Sauce)
This dish consists of pork that is cut up into chunks. This Mexican dish tastes really well after slowly simmering over a certain amount of time. The chocolate and chiles blend well together to make a marvelous stew.
These enchiladas are not your typical Mexican dish. These festive food pieces are covered in sauce and made from dried Chile pieces along with Mexican chocolate pieces that are used to be sauce toppers.
Pollo en Mole Poblano (Chicken with Puebla-Style Mole Sauce)
This sounds as good as its looks. Chicken and chocolate, what is there not to like. This is another Mexican dish. Mulatto and chiles are mixed together to create this wonderful combination of flavor. Mexican chocolate is used to cover the chicken.
Black Mole Sauce (Mole Negro)
This dish has a blend of nuts, herbs, and different spices that complement each other. This dish becomes very dark because of the cooking of the certain ingredients.