Pimento Cheese Kale Dip recipe is a party in a bowl combining cheddar cheese, kale and sautéed red peppers. Easy to make ahead, then heat before serving.
Once upon I time, I wanted a dip so I looked in the fridge and started combining things and it was so amazing I wanted to share the recipe with everyone. The End.
Well, that is pretty much what happened. It started out as kale dip. And then I noticed the pretty bell peppers in the crisper. And then I just went all in and make a combination of two of my favorites: kale dip and pimento cheese.
If you don’t have fresh bell peppers, just chop up some roasted red peppers and add them just before baking instead of sautéing them with the kale and onion.
Pimento Cheese Kale Dip is a wonderful blend of two popular dips resulting in a creamy cheddar cheese dip with sautéed kale and red peppers.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup onion diced
- 1 medium red bell pepper diced
- 2-3 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 8 cups kale, ribs removed coarsely chopped
- 8 ounce cream cheese softened
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 ½ cup cheddar cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- hot sauce to taste
Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 1 ½-quart casserole with cooking spray.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook until onion is tender, 3-4 minutes.
Add kale and cook until wilted, about 8-10 minutes
While kale is cooking, beat cream cheese, mayonnaise and milk in a mixing bowl until smooth.
Add cheese, salt, pepper and hot sauce.
Stir in vegetables then spoon into prepared casserole dish.
Bake uncovered until golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Taste, add more seasonings if needed. Serve hot.
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