Dried Apricot Chipotle Sandwich Spread

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is like spicy sunshine when used as a spread on a hamburger or in a wrap. The tartness from the lime is a contrast with the sweetness of the dried fruit. It is important to allow the full soaking time for the apricots. From Southern Living magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together the dried apricots, hot water, & lime juice. Let soak a full 15 minutes. Drain. Pat the apricots dry & chop finely.
  2. Stir in mayo, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, & green onion.
  3. Cover & chill until time to serve.
  4. Note The original recipe had this fairly chunky in texture. The next day I ended up whizzing everything in a mini chopper to make a fairly smooth spread to use on a turkey, swiss, & bacon wrap.


Most Helpful

Yummy! I quartered the apricots before soaking so they'd be sure to absorb as much as possible. Used my Zyliss chopper to finely chop the apricots which worked well. I love spicy foods but my tolerance for chipotles seems to be lower than other chiles so I cut the chile amount (including the adobo) in half and after chilling to meld together the heat level was perfect for my taste. Super tasty on my leftover-Easter-ham sandwich today and looking forward to using it on other things too! Thanks for sharing Susie! :)

flower7 April 09, 2012

OMG IS THIS DELICIOUS!!! And if you follow the directions, fast & easy. I am notorious for not following recipes so it took me awhile. Knowing how piggish we are, I decided to double the recipe. Except I only had 3/4c apricots. So I added 1/4c dried figlets. So far so good. Then I thought I would moosh the whole batch in the mini prep. NO! If you double this, use a regular food processor or blender!! I eventually got everything pureed & combined. VERY TASTY. OMG is this delicious. I 'marinated' my chickyboobs in the limeysoakingwater, too. Made for ZWT5. Thanks, hunny!

Elmotoo June 03, 2009

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