Healthier Jalapeno Popper Dip

Healthier Jalapeno Popper Dip

Your Super Bowl spread just got a lot tastier!  My Healthy Jalapeno Popper Dip recipe has some healthy swaps, but still packs a huge flavor punch.

Hello! Hello!

The Super Bowl is THIS WEEKEND!  While my team didn’t get in, I’m still excited about watching the game, eating the food and of course the puppy bowl.  You know I couldn’t let a food holiday pass by without passing along a fresh new recipe for your spread.  I had a few football themed foodie ideas and by far the winner was my Healthy Jalapeno Popper Dip.  It’s totally cravable, addictive and something you’ve just got to try.

It’s soooo cheesyyyy!

Now in the sake of full disclosure, I’m using the term healthy loosely here… this is still a cheese base dip you dunk chips or crackers in….  BUT my version has some healthy swaps and cuts some corners to make this dip a bit lighter.  We’ll call it healthier!

My Healthy Jalapeno Dip recipe uses greek yogurt instead of sour cream and also cuts the butter out of the crunchy topping.  I also tested with reduced fat cheese, but you can use whichever types makes you happier.

I amp up the flavor with a few pantry staples… garlic powder and onion powder.  Those two are just what this dip needs to really make the flavor pop.

Don’t worry if you don’t like really hot food either.  The jarred jalapenos are fairly mild and there is enough other stuff in this to where you don’t eat a lot at one time.  They just make this warm and add a ton of flavor.  The Hubs doesn’t like really spicy food and he said they spice level in this was perfect.

If you like it really hot add more jalapenos OR sub some fresh ones.  That will turn up the heat!

But let me warn you… this Healthy Jalapeno Dip recipe will disappear quickly and everyone will be asking for the recipe.  The hubs and I ate this all in one setting, and we loved every bite.  This cheesy combination is downright addictive… plus you’ll never notice the healthy swaps.  I’m absolutely making this again for Super Bowl Sunday.

I hope you’ll try this and let me know what you think! Click over for the rest of the post. —>

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By | 2018-02-02T09:09:15+00:00 January 29th, 2018|All Vegetarian, Food, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks & Appetizers|13 Comments

13 Comments

  1. Farrah February 3, 2018 at 10:08 am - Reply

    They have jalapeno poppers at my hospital cafeteria sometimes, but I’ve never tried it in dip form! These look perfect for Super Bowl gatherings!!

  2. Barrie February 2, 2018 at 11:07 am - Reply

    I am all over this for Sunday’s game! I have everything already and my guests will love it!

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  4. Kristy from Southern In Law February 1, 2018 at 3:00 am - Reply

    This looks SO good – and so much easier than making regular poppers! Yum!

  5. Amanda Wren-Grimwood January 30, 2018 at 7:08 am - Reply

    This dip looks so delicious and a perfect healthy comfort food!

  6. Emily @ Pizza & Pull-Ups January 29, 2018 at 4:39 pm - Reply

    This sounds amazing!!! I love a good dip and this is perfect for super bowl Sunday!

  7. Andrea on Vacation January 29, 2018 at 4:38 pm - Reply

    I love dip, any kind really. If I was in the USA watching the Superbowl this year I would totally make some.

  8. Meymi-Pastry and Beyond January 29, 2018 at 3:01 pm - Reply

    I love spicy food and it sounds very yummy with all these ingredients!

  9. Marie January 29, 2018 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    Looks so tasty! Love this healthier take on jalapeno popper dip! I’m a big fan of using Greek yogurt in place of higher fat ingredients (e.g. replace butter in baking or sour cream in dips) too.

  10. Deborah Brooks January 29, 2018 at 1:08 pm - Reply

    Is there really anything better than a spicy cheese dip!?

  11. [email protected] January 29, 2018 at 9:50 am - Reply

    This sounds so tasty. I love a good dip. I just made a not so healthy spicy sausage dip. Now I can make one that is much healthier.

  12. Erinn January 29, 2018 at 9:10 am - Reply

    Yum!! We can’t do too spicy over here, but this dip looks so delicious!

  13. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real January 29, 2018 at 8:12 am - Reply

    This looks so good Julie! Now I need to get all of these ingredients before the big game.

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