Creamy Christmas Corn Dip

Active Time: 15 Mins
Total Time: 1 Hour 15 Mins
Yield: Serves 10 (serving size: 1/3 cup each)

Rich, creamy, and so easy to pull together, this corn dip is an absolute party-starter. The addition of red and green peppers adds a touch of festive holiday flare, and also helps temper the sweetness of the corn. 

Ingredients

  • 3(20-oz.) pkg. frozen white creamed corn (such as McKenzie’s), thawed
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 ounces white Cheddar, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2(7 oz.) large red bell peppers, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 2(4 oz.) large poblano chiles, chopped (about 1 3/4 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic (from 2 garlic cloves)
  • 2scallions, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • Tortilla chips

How to Make It

Step 1

Process 1 package of the thawed creamed corn in a food processor until smooth, about 1 minute.

Step 2

Stir together pureed corn and remaining 2 packages creamed corn in a 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in cream cheese and white Cheddar. Cover and cook on high, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and mixture is creamy, about 1 hour. (Or cook on low 2 hours.)

Step 3

Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium. Add red bell peppers and poblano chiles; cook, stirring often, until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook 30 seconds. Stir bell pepper mixture into corn mixture. Fold in scallions, salt, and hot sauce. Serve with tortilla chips.

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