Need a no hassle appetizer for your Super Bowl party? Give this bacon cheeseburger dip in the crock pot a try. Bacon cheeseburger dip in the crockpot is easier to eat than bacon cheeseburgers, but just as tasty. Even your picky eaters will ask for more.
- Western New York Super Bowl fans can watch the game on WGRZ Channel 2, the NBC affiliate.
Ground turkey and turkey bacon may be substituted in this slow cooker bacon cheeseburger dip recipe, if desired. You can also substitute reduced fat cream cheese to save calories without compromising the flavor.
Western New York shoppers can find all the ingredients for this recipe at local retailers:
- Budwey’s Markets (see website for location nearest you)
- Tops Markets (see website for location nearest you)
- Wegmans (see website for location nearest you)
Serve bacon cheeseburger dip with an assortment of raw vegetables, crackers, pretzels and mini-bagel chips.
Crock pot bacon cheeseburger dip for Super Bowl crowd
- 1 pound sliced bacon
- 1 pound 85% to 90% lean ground beef
- 2 packages (8-ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
- 3 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 cans (10-ounces each) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
- 1/8 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Assorted vegetables: celery and carrot sticks, broccoli and cauliflower florets, green and red bell pepper strips
- Assorted crackers, pretzels and bagel chips
- In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; reserve 2 Tablespoons bacon for garnish.
- In same skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cream cheese, shredded cheese, tomatoes and crumbled bacon until well mixed and cheese starts to melt.
- Pour mixture into 3 to 4-quart slow cooker or crock pot. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 3 hours or until hot and bubbly.
- Stir parsley into dip. Sprinkle with reserved bacon for garnish. Keep on Low heat setting to serve. Serve with assorted vegetables, crackers, pretzels and bagel chips.
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