Spicy Chipotle Joe’s

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In this recipe, Bachelor Cooking tackles an old classic and remixes it with some spice that will have you flashing back to a summer camp cafeteria you only wished you could have experienced.

Spicy Chipotle Joes


Prep Time: 10 min       Cook Time: 35 min


  • Hamburger Buns
  • 1 (7-ounce) can Chipotle Chiles in adobo sauce
  • 3 lbs of Ground Beef/Turkey
  • 4 (or more) slices of Bacon
  • Jalepeño (sliced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 2 small Yellow Onions (diced)
  • 4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons Brown Sugar (Substitute Honey or regular sugar)
  • 1 16oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Slices of cheese for topping (swiss or pepper jack)



  1. Fry bacon in a Cast Iron Skillet. When done remove and set aside.
  2. On medium heat in the same skillet cook the onions and bell peppers in the bacon grease. Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and ground meat (turkey or beef) and cook until meat is browned and cooked through.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients (except jalepeño and cheese) and mix well.
  5. Simmer for another 20 minutes over low heat.
  6. Serve between toasted buns with a slice of cheese and a few ‘peño slices.


Tips & Tricks:

  • Goes well with potato chips and a cold beverage.


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