This creamy jalapeño dip is perfectly used as a dip for veggies or drizzled on your favorite tacos or veggie burgers! You can make it as mild or as spicy as you like!

creamy jalapeño dip

I got hooked on this creamy cilantro sauce and I decided to create a version that had a little spicy kick to it. It was a small tweak but it creates a big flavor! If you’re a spice lover, this one is for you. This sauce makes a great vegetable dip but it’s also delicious on roasted vegetables, as a sandwich spread, drizzled over tacos, or spread on a veggie burger.

Ingredients

  • Cilantro– Fresh cilantro is a must. That’s what really brings a lot of flavor to this recipe.
  • Mayonnaise– If you wanted to make this recipe vegan, you can use Veganaise instead.
  • Jalapeño– I recommend tasting the jalapeño to see how spicy it is as the spice levels can vary a lot. For a spicier flavor, add the seeds and the pith. For a less spicy flavor, use just the green part of the pepper.
  • Lime juice- This adds a bright, zingy flavor to the dip.
creamy jalapeño dip in food processor

How to Make Jalapeño Dip

This simple dip can be blended in a food processor or blender. Keep in mind that it makes a small batch so if you have a very large food processor, you may want to double the recipe to make it easier to blend. Just hit the 2x button below to double the recipe.

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jalapeno dip

Creamy Jalapeño Dip

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This creamy jalapeño dip is perfectly used as a dip for veggies or drizzled on your favorite tacos or veggie burgers! You can make it mild or spicy depending on how you like it!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded (or leave the seeds in for more heat!)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Juice from 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Add everything to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Store in the fridge and enjoy with veggies!