Poblano Corn Cheese Dip


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One last recipe before game day!! Poblano Corn Cheese Dip 🙂 Poblano Corn Cheese Dip from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

I’m allllll about that cheesy cheese dip! And no Super Bowl party is complete without some bubbling hot dip in some capacity! You might be a spinach dip kinda person, or maybe artichoke dip is more your speed. Or perhaps you prefer kale and bacon! And maybe you’re more of a queso kinda human. Well those are all fantastic options but let me tell you about this Poblano Corn Cheese Dip! Lots of cheese, tons of corn, smoky poblano peppers, freshly fried tortilla chips… THE WORKS. It all gets made in 1 skillet and then baked until bubbly and hot. It’s then topped with fresh herbs to give it that extra pop of flavor and then…. GAME TIME!

Poblano Corn Cheese Dip from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Poblano Corn Cheese Dip

5 from 2 votes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 poblano peppers diced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cups frozen charred corn
  • 6 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 8 ounces of sour cream
  • 8 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • Scallions and cilantro for garnish
  • Tortilla Chips


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • SautĂ© the poblanos and onion in a cast iron skillet with olive oil for 4-5 minutes. Add the frozen corn and stir. Add the scallions, fresh garlic, lime juice, smoked paprika, sour cream, softened cream cheese and a little salt and pepper. Top with the shredded cheese.
  • Transfer the skillet into the oven and bake for 12 minutes. Remove when it is hot, bubbling and golden brown. Garnish with more scallions and cilantro and serve with tortilla chips

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  1. Liz @ Floating Kitchen

    This looks insanely good! I’ll take that entire skillet!

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    • Gaby

      I haven’t tried to freeze it so I can’t say for certain!

  3. Katie

    Do you think you can use plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream? Thanks!

  4. Christina

    My local grocery store doesn’t carry poblanos!! Is there a substitute you’d recommend using?

  5. Erica

    5 stars
    I made this for a superbowl party a while ago. It was the star of the app table. Went a little light on the poblanos to please everyone. Making it again to bring to Thanksgiving!

    • Gaby

      any blend of mexican cheese that they sell at the market would work! also pepper jack, colby jack, Monterey jack, or cheddar would work too

  6. Cheryl

    Can you use regular frozen corn? I can’t find charred frozen corn #canadaproblems

  7. Ava

    5 stars
    I’ve made this once before and it was awesome. This time I wanted to try putting it in a crock pot to stay warm, after everything is sautéed. Do you think that would work?

  8. Gina

    I’m making this for a BBQ this weekend! Would it still turn out the same if assembled it in skillet the night before, and then baked in oven the following day? Thanks!

  9. Lori

    Can I char my own corn and add it or does it have to be frozen when adding?