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Jalapeno Bacon Queso Dip

Bacon Jalapeno Cheese Dip


  • Author: Isabelle Boucher (Crumb)
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

This dip takes all the goodness of a jalapeno popper, and turns it into a deliciously dippable game-day treat. Serve with tortilla chips, or up the ante with freshly baked pretzel bites.


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Ingredients

  • 6 rashers bacon, diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, halved, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 bottle Corona (or other Mexican-style lager)
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (8oz) cream cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilies, drained

Instructions

  1. In large saucepan set over medium heat, cook the bacon for 3-5 minutes, or until it’s starting to crisp and has rendered out most of its fat. Add jalapenos, and continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes, or until the bacon is crisp and the jalapenos are softened.
  2. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Slowly add the beer, whisking briskly to break up lumps, and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Add the cheddar cheese and cream cheese, and simmer for 3-5 minutes longer, stirring constantly, until the dip is thick and smooth and bubbling hot.
  4. Serve the dip immediately, preferably in a warming crock or small fondue pot to keep it melty and warm.

  • Category: Appetiser