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Hello to all my fabulous readers out there! . Do you ever find yourself lazing by the pool, craving something cool and creamy yet tangy to munch on? I have just the thing for you! Today, I’m unveiling my ultimate summer delight – the Chilled Poolside Dip. The first time I tasted this, it instantly reminded me of sun, sand, and lazy days. Ready to dive into this delectable dish?

Can I add other veggies like tomatoes or cucumbers to this dip?
Absolutely! The beauty of this dip is its versatility. Feel free to add or subtract ingredients as per your liking. Tomatoes can add a juicy tang, while cucumbers can enhance the crunch.

I’m not a fan of Greek yogurt. Is there an alternative?
Of course! You can replace Greek yogurt with regular yogurt or even sour cream. Both will offer that creamy tanginess we’re aiming for.

Any suggestions for what to serve alongside this dip?
This dip pairs beautifully with tortilla chips, carrot sticks, celery, or even sliced bell peppers. If you’re feeling adventurous, try it with grilled pita bread!

I’m planning a party. Can I prepare this dip a day in advance?
Yes, you can! Preparing it a day in advance can actually let the flavors meld even better. Just give it a quick stir before serving and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Is there a way to make this dip spicier? I love some extra heat!
For those who love a fiery kick, you can leave the seeds in the jalapenos or even add a dash of cayenne pepper or hot sauce. Spice it up to your heart’s content!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes (That’s right, no heat required!)
Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 diced red bell pepper
  • 2 finely chopped jalapenos (seeds removed for less heat)
  • 1 can (about 15 oz) drained corn
  • 1/2 finely diced red onion
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 packet ranch dip seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional cilantro for garnish


  1. Blend together softened cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and ranch seasoning in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir in diced red bell pepper, jalapenos, corn, and red onion.
  3. Mix in half of the shredded cheddar cheese.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, adjusting to your liking.
  5. Transfer the dip to a serving bowl.
  6. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and garnish with cilantro.

Cooking tips:

  • Adjust jalapenos for desired heat.
  • Use light or neufchâtel cheese for fewer calories.
  • Serve chilled.
  • Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.
  • Can replace Greek yogurt with sour cream or regular yogurt.
  • Enhance flavor by preparing a day in advance.
  • For extra heat, leave jalapeno seeds in or add cayenne pepper.

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