Mexican Cheese and Jalapeno Spread

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“This keeps in the fridge for a couple of days (it never lasts that long at my house). Adapted from Desperation Entertaining.”
2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup minced jalapeno pepper
  • 14 cup minced scallion (white and green parts)
  • 8 ounces shredded Mexican blend cheese or 8 ounces taco blend cheese
  • 12 cup sour cream
  • 14 cup mayonnaise
  • 18 teaspoon white pepper
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste
  • blue corn tortilla chips
  • white corn chips


  1. Put the minced jalapenos in a serving bowl.
  2. Add in the minced scallions, cheese, sour cream, mayo, white pepper, and salt; stir until well blended.
  3. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
  4. When ready to serve, stir well and add Tabasco to taste, if desired.
  5. If you've chilled the spread less than 24 hours, it can be served cold or hot.
  6. If you've chilled it for a longer time, it is best hot.
  7. If serving the spread hot--put spread in a microwave safe serving dish; microwave on HIGH for about 4-5 minutes or until heated through, stopping halfway through to stir.
  8. Serve with chips.

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