Overhead view of Chili Pimento Cheese in a jar surrounded by tortilla chips and fresh veggies on a round wooden board

Hatch Chile Pimento Cheese

This is a really great appetizer or snack for last-minute get-togethers with friends or for well-planned parties. It’s an updated version of pimento cheese dip, and I call it Hatch Chile Pimento Cheese. The green chilies add a little heat and acidity, and honestly, this is my favorite version of pimento cheese dip so far.

For the chilies, I used Hatch brand diced green chiles. You can serve this dip with fresh vegetables, gluten-free crackers, or corn tortilla chips. It’s really good served with leftover corn tortillas that you simply cut into triangles and fry in vegetable oil. In other words, semi-homemade tortilla chips!

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Chili Pimento Cheese in a jar surrounded by tortilla chips and fresh celery and bell peppers

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Overhead view of Chili Pimento Cheese in a jar surrounded by tortilla chips and fresh veggies on a round wooden board
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Hatch Chile Pimento Cheese Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings (¼ cup per serving)
Calories: 266kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese , at room temperature
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (4-ounce) can Hatch Diced Green Chiles, drained
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimentos , drained

Optional accompaniments for serving:

  • Vegetables
  • Gluten-free crackers
  • Fried corn tortilla chips

Instructions

  • Put all ingredients in a mixer, preferably fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat on medium-high speed until fully combined and creamy.
  • Can be served right away or stored, covered, in the refrigerator. If refrigerated, let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to soften.
  • Serve with desired accompaniments.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Hatch Chile Pimento Cheese Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 375mg16%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 786IU16%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 233mg23%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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