Bacon Jalapeno Dip

Recipe by Faux Chef Lael
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 16
    ounces cream cheese, softened (two boxes, Light works great but don't use Fat Free)
  • 1
    cup mayonnaise (Light also works here, but DO NOT use Miracle Whip!)
  • 1
    cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 4
    ounces fire-roasted green chilies (1 can)
  • 2 -4
    ounces pickled jalapeno peppers, drained (2oz is mild, 4oz is very spicy. Canned is best, but you can use fresh jalapenos, seeded and finely d)
  • 8
    ounces bacon, cooked and crumbled, reserve 3 Tablespoons for topping (don't use fake bacon bits, but real bacon pieces are okay)
  • 3
    green onions, finely sliced (optional)
  • 2
    sourdough baguettes, sliced (also great with crackers or veggies)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Reserve 3 Tbs of bacon and sprinkle on top of dip before baking.
  • Combine cream cheese, mayo, parmesan, and garlic and stir until smooth.
  • Stir in jalapenos, green chilies and bacon.
  • Spread dip into a 9″ pie plate or a small baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with remaining bacon and sliced green onions (optional).
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until dip is bubbly and golden brown at the edges.
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