There are a few elements that let us know the holiday season is here. No, it’s not Christmas music and the ugly sweaters. It’s not even the cold weather that is so synonymous with the fall/winter holidays. It’s cranberries. Cranberries are the true sign of the season. Harvested during the fall, cranberries can be found on most dining room tables from Thanksgiving to Christmas.
While most people stick to cranberry sauce, whether homemade or canned, there’s a new crowd favorite cranberry recipe that’s taking dinner by storm. That dish is the Cranberry Jalapeño Dip.
According to Copper Chef reviews, this Cranberry Jalapeño dip is a relatively new dish that has gained notoriety as being a great dinner party appetizer. This is the perfect dish to bring if you’re the guest that doesn’t know how to cook but doesn’t want to bring a store-bought pie. Combining one of the season’s best fruits with unexpected flavors, we guarantee this cranberry jalapeno dip will soon become a guaranteed favorite amongst your family and friends.
Here, Copper Chef reviews the simple and easy-to-make recipe for the Cranberry Jalapeño Dip.
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro
- ¼ cup sugar
- ¼ cup chopped red onions
- 1 12oz. package of fresh cranberries
- 2 tbs. lemon juice
- 2 seeded and diced jalapeños
- 2 8 oz. softened packages of cream cheese
- Pinch of salt
If you haven’t already chopped your cranberries, jalapeños, and cilantro, do so before proceeding. In reading the Copper Chef reviews, some people prefer to do this by hand while others opt for a food processor to guarantee an even chop. Whichever your preferred method, make sure you chop your ingredients before moving on.
Next, combine all of your ingredients, with the exception of the cream cheese, into your bowl. Thoroughly stir together to mix the flavor from the ingredients evenly.
In a separate container, spread your cream cheese at the bottom of the dish, typically a pie dish or whatever container you will serve it in. The ideal size is a 9×9 dish. Pour your cranberry mixture over the cream cheese and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Even though this recipe calls for a cream cheese base, you can easily turn this into a salsa by removing the cream cheese from the recipe. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips or baguettes and watch as everyone eats the whole bowl!