Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe
Enjoy this Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe with tortilla chips, pita triangles or on a toasted bagel!

My wife came up with this Jalapeño Pimento Cheese Dip recipe after sampling a similar spread at a bagel shop in Lake Tahoe. Serve this over toasted bagels for breakfast, or as a dip with pita triangles or tortilla chips!

This delicious jalapeño cream cheese spread is best served chilled. You can blend by hand for a chunky texture, or put in the food processor for a smoother consistency.

Feel free to add more or less of the jalapeños, pimentos, roasted bell peppers and chives to your personal taste!

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe

Jalapeño Pimento Cheese Dip

My wife came up with this Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip recipe after sampling a similar spread at a bagel shop in Lake Tahoe. Serve this over toasted bagels for breakfast, or as a dip with pita triangles or tortilla chips!
This is best served chilled. You can blend by hand for a chunky texture, or put in the food processor for a smoother consistency.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup roasted red bell peppers drained well
  • 2/3 cup pepper jack cheese grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-2 dashes cayenne pepper or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeños stemmed and drained well
  • 4 chives chopped fine
  • 4 ounces pimentos drained
  • Minced cilantro and sliced fresh jalapenos for garnish

For serving

  • Tortilla chips, toasted bagels or pita triangles for serving

Instructions
 

  • Blend everything but chives and pimentos together by hand, or in a food processor.
  • After done, stir in the pimentos and chives for texture. Add salt to taste.
  • Serve warm with grilled white pita bread triangles, toasted bagels or tortilla chips.
Keyword appetizers, bagels, blue cheese, breakfast, dips, jalapenos