Cook bacon in an 8-in. cast iron skillet over medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until crispy. Remove from skillet; reserve 1 Tbsp. drippings in the skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
This creamy, warm-from-the-oven dip blends sweet onions and smoky bacon to make it a hit at any party.
Servings and Ingredients
|6 slice(s) Hy-Vee sweet smoked bacon, chopped|
|3 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter|
|2 medium sweet onions, cut into ¼-in.-thick strips; divided|
|1 tsp. That’s Smart! garlic salt|
|¼ tsp. Hy-Vee baking soda|
|1 (8-oz.) pkg. That’s Smart! cream cheese style blend, softened|
|⅓ c. Hy-Vee mayonnaise|
|1 tbsp. Hy-Vee less sodium Worcestershire sauce|
|3 tbsp. chopped fresh chives, divided|
|Deli style pretzel crisps, for serving|
|Assorted vegetables for dippers, for serving|
Things To Grab
- 8-in. cast-iron skillet
- Medium bowl
- Paper towels
Add butter to bacon drippings in skillet; cook over medium heat until melted. Add half of the onions to the skillet. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions begin to soften, stirring frequently. Add remaining onions to the skillet; cook for 3 minutes. Stir in garlic salt and baking soda. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 45 to 55 minutes more or until onions have a jamlike consistency and are golden brown, stirring frequently.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Stir together cream cheese blend, mayonnaise and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl until smooth. Set aside 2 Tbsp. bacon for garnish. Stir remaining bacon and 2 Tbsp. chives into mayonnaise mixture.
Stir 1/4 cup cooked onion mixture into the mayonnaise mixture. Then add mayonnaise mixture to remaining onion mixture in the skillet; stir until combined.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through. Top with reserved 2 Tbsp. bacon and remaining 1 Tbsp. chives. Serve with pretzel crisps and assorted vegetables for dippers.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 9g
- Cholesterol: 10mg
- Sodium: 220mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 7g
- Protein: 2g