Hot Tex Mex Pimiento Cheese Dip

Looking for Mexican-style appetizer? Then check out this cheesy pimiento dip that’s garnished with cilantro.

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups mayonnaise
1/2
jar (12-oz size) roasted red bell peppers, drained, chopped
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
2
cups shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
2
cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
French bread slices, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, roasted peppers, onions and chile; stir in cheeses. Spoon mixture into baking dish.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Garnish with cilantro. Serve dip warm with bread slices.

Expert Tips

You can also bake this dip in 2 (1-quart) baking dishes and keep one hot while serving the other.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.