Game Day Jalapeño Cheddar Dip

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Appetizers, Recipe Index | December 1, 2016 | By

Satisfy your comfort cravings during football season with this delicious game day jalapeño cheddar dip. 

I was thinking of my favorite cheesy snacks. They include mozzarella sticks and spinach artichoke dip. Honestly, I tried to bake the mozzarella sticks and failed miserably, plus the sharpness was a bit too much for me. Lame huh?!

So it was on to a cheesy dip. In efforts to make a traditional cheesy dip healthier for game day, I substituted the cream cheese for pureed cauliflower and it is……awesome! Hence the Jalapeño Cheddar Dip.

Since the only thing in football I care about are the Seahawks, a blue and green theme was a must! So we’ve got blue corn chips, jalapeños, and spinach. 

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Jalapeno Cheddar Dip
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Lighten up your favorite game day snacks with this healthier and veggie filled jalapeno cheddar dip. It's full of nutrients, spice, and cheesy goodness. Dip your favorite chips or vegetables into this cheesy, creamy, and spicy dip. It's a touchdown of a dip.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Author: Rebecca
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen spinach thawed, liquid removed
  • 1 whole jalapeno sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Boil water in shallow pan, add chopped cauliflower once boiling. Steam cauliflower until softened, about 3-5 mins. Once soft, spoon cauliflower into food processor or high powered blender. Add Greek yogurt to cauliflower mixture.

  3. Mix cauliflower, spinach, and Greek yogurt until smooth. Then add grated cheese, jalapeno, garlic powder, and salt

  4. Pour mixture into shallow baking dishes or ramekins. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown.

Recipe Notes

you can adjust the amount of jalapeno added to your desired spiciness. Canned jalapenos work well too.

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Here’s one of my other fave game day snacks: guacamole

What are your favorite game day snacks?

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