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Cream Cheese Jalapeno Dip

hawkika3

"This is a cream cheese dip with a spicy kick. I make a green salsa using tomatillos in the summer, but good tomatillos are hard to find in the winter so I decided to try the same ingredients with a cream cheese base instead. I served it at my Christmas party this year and it was a huge hit; I should have made more! Serve with warm tortilla chips."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 71 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Place cream cheese in a bowl.
  2. Pulse cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a food processor or blender until finely chopped. Add chopped mixture to the cream cheese; blend with a hand mixer until smooth. Fold tomatoes into cream cheese dip.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 71 calories; 5.1 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 88 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Tasty Stuff! Couple thoughts: The "bunch" of cilantro seemed a bit arbitrary. I ended up with right around 2/3 cup of chopped cilantro. I removed the seeds and center of the tomato and jalapeno...

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I made this just like the recipe said. Glad I tasted it before serving to guests. It was very very bland! I added 2 tbsp of salt 2 tbsp of both onion powder and garlic powder. And a couple dashe...

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Tasty Stuff! Couple thoughts: The "bunch" of cilantro seemed a bit arbitrary. I ended up with right around 2/3 cup of chopped cilantro. I removed the seeds and center of the tomato and jalapeno...

I made this just like the recipe said. Glad I tasted it before serving to guests. It was very very bland! I added 2 tbsp of salt 2 tbsp of both onion powder and garlic powder. And a couple dashe...

I went with the recipe except I used dried cilantro (3 Tbs). It was great! It was the first app to go at the party!

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I used this dip as a filler for 6 10" tortillas. I used full fat cream cheese and made sure to remove the juice from the tomato. My cilantro amount was probably around a cup. After rolling th...

Delicious dip. Knowing that cilantro comes in different size bunches I measured 1 cup minced. Perfect balance of flavors. This will be made often here. Thank you hawkika3.