With the Super Bowl coming up, I’ve already shared a couple of snacks with you, but here’s one I really love. Not only is it the easiest thing in the world to make, and you can make it with ingredients that you most likely have in your house right now, but it is packed with flavor.
Or should I “loaded” with flavor? (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself)
All you do is take all the stuff you would normally put on a baked potato: bacon, cheese, sour cream, etc… and put it into a bowl instead! Stir it up and let it sit so the flavors can “mingle”, and then serve it up, on top of potatoes!
Well, potato chips. Same thing.
If you’re worried about your waistline, or still hanging onto some shred of your New Year’s Resolution, do what I did and use reduced-fat sour cream and turkey bacon. No one will ever know, unless you tell everyone about it on your blog later.
Well, since you’re saving all those calories, you might as well double the recipe.
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
[ Printable Recipe ]
- ½ cup sour cream (use reduced-fat if you feel guilty)
- ½ cup extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 5 slices bacon or good turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 teaspoon dried chives (because that’s what I keep in my pantry) or 1 Tablespoon fresh
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon (1 pinch) ground pepper
Stir everything else together, then sprinkle your extras on top and cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for at least one hour or up to one week prior to serving.
Garnish with extra shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, and chives if you’re feelin’ fancy.
Serve with your favorite potato chips (or baked kettle chips!)
Dip can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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