Sides

Green Chili Cheese Dip

September 14, 2015

 It’s #SemiHomemadeWeek and we’re going to take popular store bought dishes/sides and amplify these family favorites with some simple, but tasty ingredients that will take the dish from store-bought to gourmet! Hoping you’ll enjoy my first experiment, a killer Green Chili Cheese Dip!

Let’s dive in.

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First up, slice and grill a white onion on medium-high heat…

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…along with 3-4 Hatch or Anaheim green chilis, 2-3 yellow hot peppers, 2 red serrano chilis, and 2 green jalapeños. 

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Grill on both sides, until nicely darkened and charred.

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Once grilled, remove from heat and place them in a bowl.  

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Cover with plastic and let them steam for 10-15 minutes.

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In a small sauce pot on low heat, add 1 1/2 cups store-bought mild cheese dip.

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Finely chop 3-4 tbsp of cilantro and add that to the pot.

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Add the grilled onion, chopped into small pieces.

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Once the peppers are steamed, remove the plastic, peal off the charred outer later, de-stem, and deseed to your desired preference.  The more seeds, the more heat.

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Finely chopped the steamed peppers and add them to the pot. 

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Bring cheese dip to a very low simmer….

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…and gently combine ingredients. 

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Once the cheese dip and ingredients have come together, serve…

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…and ENJOY!

 

Green Chili Cheese Dip

Green Chili Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Hatch or Anaheim green chili
  • 2-3 yellow hot peppers
  • 2 red serrano chili
  • 2 green jalapeño
  • 4-5 thick slices of yellow or white onion
  • 3-4 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups store-bought mild cheese dip

Instructions

  1. First up, slice and grill a white onion on medium-high heat, along with 3-4 Hatch or Anaheim green chilis, 2-3 yellow hot peppers, 2 red serrano chilis, and 2 green jalapeños. Grill on both sides, until nicely darkened and charred.
  2. Once grilled, remove from heat and place them in a bowl. Cover with plastic and let them steam for 10-15 minutes.
  3. In a small sauce pot on low heat, add 1 1/2 cups store-bought mild cheese dip.
  4. Finely chop 3-4 tbsp of cilantro and add that to the pot.
  5. Add the grilled onion, chopped into small pieces.
  6. Once the peppers are steamed, remove the plastic, peal off the charred outer later, de-stem, and deseed to your desired preference. The more seeds, the more heat.
  7. Finely chopped the steamed peppers and add them to the pot.
  8. Bring cheese dip to a very low simmer and gently combine ingredients.
  9. Once the cheese dip and ingredients have come together, serve, and enjoy!
http://www.byrontalbott.com/green-chili-cheese-dip/

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| Top Left: Boos Walnut Cutting Board | Top Middle: Glass Bowls | Top Right: Shun Kaji Knife Set

| Bottom Left: All-Clad Grill | Bottom Middle: All-Clad Sauce Pan | Bottom Right: Kitchen Tweezers |

 

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  • Emily November 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Hi Byron,

    My name is Emily, Im with a Salt Lake City Utah based company called Traeger Grills. We LOVE your content and would love to collaborate with you. I would love to talk more with you about it.

    Thanks
    Emily