It tastes amazing so why not have in pasta. Seriously, it's amazing
It doesn't seem fair that the world's greatest invention should be limited to snacks and desserts. Let's get it in our main courses too. Who's with us?
1. Chocolate chilli con carne
Take inspiration from the Central Americans and add some good quality dark chocolate to a chill con carne about 10 minutes before the end of cooking to let it melt. Trust us, it works.
2. Bacon dipped in chocolate
We thought crisps dipped in chocolate couldn't be beaten. We were wrong.
3. Chocolate avocado mousse
We first saw this recipe on an episode of Australian MasterChef and have been intrigued ever since. You can make a luxurious, glossy mousse from creamy avocado. Who knew?
4. Chocolate dipped sun-dried tomatoes
Elevate the humble sun-dried tomato into a thing of greatness by dipping them in melted dark chocolate.
5. Chocolate stout truffles
Beer and chocolate. What more could you want in life? These little beauties contain stout beer which is mixed in with melted chocolate before being chilled and coated in, yep, more chocolate.
6. Chocolate Guinness cake
A rich, dark, velvety chocolate Guinness cake will make you very popular indeed. Proceed with caution.
7. Chocolate covered pretzels
What's better than a pretzel? A pretzel slathered in Easter chocolate, that's what. Yum.
8. Peanut butter mousse cup
Does anyone else remember when a brand in the 90s brought out peanut butter swirled with chocolate spread? Do you also remember how good that was? Re-live the glory days by making a peanut butter mousse cup.
9. Salad with chocolate dressing
Not a combination that you'd immediately think of but MAN this looks good. All you have to do is melt some chocolate chips (slowly) and mix in with olive oil before chilling.
10. Chocolate cake with beetroot
Jazz up the humble beetroot by adding chocolate, and making a cake. Glorious.
11. Chocolate pasta
Chocolate pasta? Say what?! Why haven't we been eating this every day since birth? Thanks a lot, Mum.
12. Hot chocolate on a stick
Mould the chocolate onto the end of a stick, dip it in warm milk and watch the magic happen. Smooth, heavenly hot chocolate. Oh goodness.
13. Crisps dipped in chocolate
The perfect marriage of sweetness and saltiness. Just melt some chocolate, dip your crisps and let them dry. Dangerously moreish.