This Hot Pimento Cheese Dip recipe takes classic pimento cheese and turns it into a hot dip with Tex-Mex flavors. Basically, it’s your new favorite cheesy dip to serve at holidays, parties, and game day!Disclosure: This post for Hot Pimento Cheese Dip recipe includes affiliate links, this means I make a few cents if you buy the item by clicking my link. This costs you nothing, but it helps keep this blog running on butter…lots of butter. See the rest of
24-oz jars diced pimientos, drained (see picture and note above)
2large jalapeno pepperribbed, seeded and minced
3green onionssliced thin
1/3cupchopped fresh cilantroplus more for garnish
8ozextra sharp cheddar cheeseshredded
8ozpepper jack cheeseshredded
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
salt & pepper to taste
sliced & toasted baguette
Move oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
In a large bowl, add all the ingredients and mix until combined and no cream cheese lumps remain. Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish and smooth into an even layer. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the edges are bubbling.
Let the dip sit for 5 minutes to cool, garnish with cilantro and serve warm with tortilla chips and/or a sliced & toasted baguette.