Sunday, October 27, 2013

Roasted Jalapeño Dip



I LOVE football. There is nothing better than a crisp, sunny, fall Sunday with a bunch of guys hitting each other. Part of my love of the game was developed by my dad.  Poor guy never had a son so being his oldest daughter I took over that role. The other part stems from living in Cincinnati and having access to an NFL team. Those were the days! 

Another thing I love is game day food.  Is there anyone that doesn't like a spread of appetizers?  I'm always looking for and attempting to create new ideas.  Especially creamy, cheesy, gooey dips.  The base recipe for this dip is one that I use for many things.  It's super versatile and almost any thing can be added to it.  Roasted Jalapeño dip is a new spin on it.  It's spicy, creamy and super dip-able.  It's also really fast to throw together for those last minute shin digs.  I serve it with homemade tortilla chips but crackers would be good too!

Roasted Jalapeno Dip

Ingredients

1-8 ounce package of cream cheese
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
Juice of 1/2 a lime
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 roasted jalapeños
1/3 cup cheddar cheese

Directions

Place the jalapenos in a small baking dish and roast at 425 degrees until they start to blister.  It took about 30 minutes for mine.
Mix the cream cheese, mayo, lime juice, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and salt.
After the jalapenos have cooled slice in half and remove the seeds and stem.  Chop finely and add to the cream cheese mixture.  Spread the mixture in an 8x8 baking dish and sprinkle with the cheddar cheese.  Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

This exact recipe works for a small group.  Double it for larger crowds.  Enjoy and may the best team win! (Who Dey!)

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