Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Dip
This quick, easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip is not only fantastic for dipping chips and veggies, it’s a zingy red pepper spread for bagels, toast, and sandwiches.
So, apparently I have a thing for red peppers. While writing out this recipe, I became blatantly aware of how many red pepper recipes I have on my site.
Let’s see, there’s: Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Soup, Spicy Feta Dip with Roasted Red Peppers, Pollo Rojo, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Beer Chili with Red Bell Peppers, Stuffed Poblanos with Red Pepper Puree, Peach Chipotle Salsa, Grilled Fattoush, Strawberry Chipotle Jam and a handful of others.
So I like red peppers of all varieties, no big deal. I can stop anytime I want…
This Roasted Red Pepper Dip started out with a bag of bagels. I had bagels, I had cream cheese, but something was missing. What could possible make cream cheese even better? You guessed it–roasted reds, baby!
A puree of cheese, roasted red peppers and spice makes a tangyRoasted Red Pepper Dip that begs to be slathered over bread and veggies. It transforms a plain turkey sandwich into something AMAZING.
Add some red pepper slices in the shape of a heart on top of Roasted Red Pepper Dip on bread or english muffins, and you have a fun snack for Valentines Day!
Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Roasted Red Pepper Dip
- 12 ounce cream cheese
- 12 ounce roasted red peppers, drained and dried
- 1 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- Add all the ingredients to a food processor.
- Puree until smooth.
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