Need something easy and quick to make for your next outing or “just because” occasion? Want to be the talk of the party and not bring the same old boring cheese dip? Well we have just the recipe for you! Why not try our Peperoncini Cheese Dip using Mezzetta Peperoncini’s and awake your friends and families senses, literally! : )
For all you Peperoncini lovers out there, do you ever buy a jar of Peperoncini’s and you use a few but the jar goes to waste in the fridge? Well you will be happy to hear that this recipe utilizing the whole jar, even some of the juice! No waste! : ) For all you cheese lovers, there is also plenty of cheese, which I love! Mezetta is even hosting a giveaway that starts 8/1/17 so don’t forget to check it out and enter to win!
So without further ado, let’s get to this crave-worthy recipe!
Peperoncini Cheese Dip
– 1/2 cup cottage cheese
– 1 fresh squeezed lemon
-1 fresh squeezed lime
– 1 cup sour cream
– 8 oz. cream cheese
– 2 teaspoons fresh parsley
– 3 garlic cloves (minced)
-2 tablespoons of ranch
– 1/2 cup finely shredded Mexican style four cheese
– 2 tablespoons of the Peperoncini juice from the jar
– 1 cup parmesan (grated)
– 1 – 2 cups Peperoncinis (chopped)
– Salt and pepper to taste
-Optional- 1 Tablespoon of Chives
-Optional- Left over peperoncinis from jar- layer in dish as garnish
Mix cream cheese, sour cheese, cottage cheese, lemon and lime juice, garlic, ranch and peperoncini juice. Put in food processor and blend. Take out and set aside.
Add the cheeses and chopped up peperoncinis in next, do a quick blend as you will want to keep the cheese and peperoncinis chunky. If you want more creamy, then blend more.
If you love peperoncinis use 2 cups, if not use 1 cup. Mix everything together. Salt & Pepper to taste.
Feel free to play around with the types of cheese you use as well.
Serve this Easy Yummy Mezzetta Peperoncini Cheese Dip Recipe with some tortilla chips, bread, potato chips or anything you like. The best part is it is great hot or cold, what ever your preference!
Mezzetta is also giving one lucky fan 52 gourmet meal kits from the Chef’d marketplace and 10 runner up’s a $50 gift card! Enter daily to win delicious dinners for two, delivered right to your door HERE!
Giveaway starts 8/1/17! You don’t want to miss it! Now get to the bottom of that jar!