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Warm Collard Cheddar Bacon Dip

This collard cheddar bacon dip served hot with sliced french bread is creamy, bacony and cheesy all at once.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword warm collard cheddar bacon
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound smoked bacon sliced
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chopped collard greens stems removed
  • 1 cup grated medium cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large loaf french bread warmed and sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat skillet to medium heat.

  2. Slice bacon into 1/4 inch pieces. Cook in heated skillet until browned and slightly crispy. Remove from pan and place on paper towels to drain. Set aside.

  3. Pour off excess bacon drippings from pan, leaving 2 tablespoons. Place pan back on heat.

  4. Saute onions and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in collard greens and cook another 3-5 minutes until completely wilted. Take off heat and pour into a large bowl.

  5. Stir in remaining ingredients with sauteed vegetables. Pour into a small, greased oven save dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until edges have browned and dip is bubbly. Serve hot with sliced french bread.