Creamy Garlic and Red Pepper Dip

This is an excellent dip for vegetables or corn chips as well as a nice spread for pita bread.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 large red pepper, seeded and cut into wide strips
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 1 small red Serrano chili, seeded and sliced
  • 1 cup cottage cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place red peppers skin-side down on a baking sheet and spread cooking oil on top of the pepper strips. Bake for 1 hour or until well browned. Remove from the oven and cut into 1-inch pieces.
  • In a food processor, blend the red pepper strips, garlic, and chili until chopped. Add the cottage cheese and blend well.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.