During the Holidays I love to try different appetizers ...especially since we attend so many get togethers and parties. I usually like to bring a dish and I find that bringing an appetizer or dessert is usually the best dish to bring.
I got this appertizer dip from "The Chic Site" I did tweak it a little according to my taste.
Spicy Corn Dip
3 tablespoons butter
1 yellow onion, finely chopped
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 large red bell pepper, chopped
4 cups corn (frozen)
2 cups medium cheddar cheese, shredded
3 cups pepper jack cheese, shredded
2 cups cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups mayo
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 cup scallions, chopped
2 tablespoons chipotle in adobe puree
2 tablespoons hot sauce, or more if you like it super spicy
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Heat a LARGE skillet over medium heat. Add butter and sauté the onions, garlic, red bell pepper, and corn until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cream cheese until combined.
Mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl with the cilantro, green onion (scallion) and cream cheese/corn mixture. I left about a cup of cheese to sprinkle over the top and added a few pat if butter just so it can get a nice brown cheesy top.
Taste and adjust seasonings accordingly. Pour the dip into an oven-safe baking dish. Bake for about 30-45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the edges are bubbling.
Serve hot out of the oven with TORILLA chips!!
Before going into over and sprinkle with extra cheese on top..