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Red Pepper Jalapeno Cheese Dip
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5 from 3 votes

Red Pepper Jalapeno Cheese Dip

Adjust the heat level on this fresh dip by using more or less of the jalapeno seeds and membranes.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time8 minutes
Course: Dip
Servings: 12
Calories: 75kcal
Author: Sally Humeniuk



  • Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add 1 jalapeño, ½ red bell pepper and 2 garlic and cook until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, add pepper mixture, 8 ounces cream cheese, 1 tomato, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  • Blend until smooth. Taste and season with additional salt if necessary.
  • May serve immediately or chill up to 24 hours before serving.
  • Serve with raw vegetables, crackers, chips or baguette slices.


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 64mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.2mg