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Roasted Red Pepper Spread in a white serving dish on a white background
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5-Minute Roasted Red Pepper Spread

All it takes is 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this very versatile Roasted Red Pepper Spread! Use it on sandwiches, crackers, as a dip and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizers, Side Dishes
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 40kcal


  • 1 cup roasted red peppers * I used jarred
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese * at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspon crushed red pepper * optional


  • Add all the ingredients to a food processor or blender.
  • Process until you reach your desired level of smoothness.



Tips and Techniques for the Best Roasted Red Pepper Spread

  • You can use roasted red peppers from a jar to save time, or roast your own. Either way works great in this particular recipe.
  • Use this spread on sandwiches, wraps, as a dip, or even mix it into hot pasta to create a Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta.
  • Store any leftover spread in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Use within 7-10 days for best results.
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 40kcal | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 25mg | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.1mg