Roasted bell pepper dip recipe in a red bowl with sliced bread by cleveland cooking

Roasted Pepper Dip Recipe

This roasted pepper dip recipe is a mashup of a few recipes. This makes a great party food recipe. Add this one to your appetizer recipe collection!  Fast and easy is the great thing about this recipe. It comes together in a flash. I have been tight on time and was able to make this for a gathering in no time. This recipe can also be made a day ahead to make things easy the day of your gathering.

After we made it, we thought of many more additions/substitutions.  Artichoke hearts, oregano, asiago cheese, the list went on.  We decided as a starting point that this was a good one. You can basically go with whatever you have on hand. Not only is bread great to use with it, but veggies or pretzels work great too.

Variations of the roasted pepper dip recipe

You can use either a 16 ounce jar of roasted bell peppers instead of roasting your own. Also if mascarpone cheese is hard to find you can use cream cheese. Not only that, you can use this on chicken, pork or pasta!  Expand this Roasted Pepper Dip Recipe to meet the tastes of your family or guests. Make it your own!

You can make the easy buns recipe to have with the roasted red pepper dip!

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Grocery list:

  • Bell peppers
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Fresh garlic
  • Fresh basil
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Something to use to dip or spread the dip on (bread, pretzels, veggies, etc)

roasted bell pepper dip in a red bowl with sliced bread from cleveland cooking

Roasted Pepper Dip Recipe

This roasted pepper dip recipe is a mashup of a few recipes. After a few trials we felt this was the best one.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Time to blend in food processor 3 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 224 kcal


  • 3 Roasted skinned, seeded, and stemmed, yellow or red peppers.  A drained 16 ounce jar of roasted bell peppers can be substituted
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone cheese
  • 2 Cloves of garlic diced
  • 2 ounces Fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Each of sea salt and pepper


  • Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until well combined.


Serving: 6 servingsCalories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 6gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 363mgPotassium: 173mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2963IUVitamin C: 78mgCalcium: 149mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easy appetizer, roasted bell pepper and mascarpone dip, roasted pepper dip
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