This Creamy Jalapeño Dip is so easy to make and delicious, it’ll be a hit at any party! Just 5 minutes to make this dip recipe, and lots of chips!
How Hot Are Jalapeños?
Jalapeños aren’t actually as hot as you think they are. A jalapeño pepper is more on the middle to medium heat level compared to other peppers.
There are things that you can do to make this recipe less spicy or more spicy. If you like your dip on the spicier side, you can add more jalapeños to the recipe or a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce.
Or if you want this dip on the more mild side, then stick to the amount we have listed here and remove the inner white ribs and seeds of the peppers before adding them to the blender.
Do remember to either wear gloves or wash your hands really well after cutting a jalapeño or any spicy pepper, the oil will stay on your hands for a while and if you accidentally get that in your eyes it’ll hurt like heck.
How Do You Make This Creamy Jalapeño Dip?
Well that’s the best part. All the ingredients for this dip recipe go into a blender and in 30 seconds this dip is ready for dipping!
If you aren’t a cilantro fan, you can substitute parsley instead. I really love the flavor that cilantro gives this dip, but I know it isn’t a flavor for everyone so feel free to swap it out.
Since this dip comes together in less than 5 minutes, you can either make it at the last minute before serving or you can make it a day ahead of time and keep it covered in the refrigerator.
Check out how crazy easy this is to make!
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What Can I Use For Dipping Besides Tortilla Chips?
Tortilla chips are the obvious choice here, but there are lots of other options for you!
Toasted Bread Slices
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This surprisingly mild dip with just a hint of spice comes together in less than 5 minutes!
- 2 jalapeños, seeded and cut in half
- 1 cup cream cheese, softened to room temperature
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup cilantro, washed and stems removed
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Test for seasonings and serve with tortilla chips or vegetables for dipping.
You can keep this dip in the refrigerator covered for 3-4 days.
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