Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

Blue Cheese Dip
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

Make this dip up to four days ahead. The blue cheese flavor intensifies with time. Serve with crackers or celery sticks.

Ingredients

1/2cup sour cream
3ounces cream cheese
10slices bacon, plus 1 slice for garnish, cooked until crisp
5tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
1clove garlic, minced
1/2teaspoon lemon juice
1/4teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/4teaspoon celery seeds

Instructions

  1. 1. Combine all ingredients (except 1 bacon slice and celery sticks) in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl and refrigerate until party time. Crumble remaining bacon slice and sprinkle over cheese mixture. Serve with celery sticks, sliced on the diagonal and with tough strings removed.

Recipe adapted with permission from Cocktail Parties, Straight Up by Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 70
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Potassium 55mg
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 0%
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