Bubbling Leek, Cheddar and Bacon Dip

Author: Canadian Living

We are movie buffs, and every Oscar night we have a few friends over for cocktails and snacks. Everyone loves this hot cheese dip, which we serve with small cooked new potatoes, crudit?and pita wedges.

  • Portion size 625 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine, March 2002

Ingredients

  • 2 bacon chopped
  • 1 large leek (white and light green parts) or small onion, minced
  • 1 cup shredded extra-old Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until beginning to crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Add leek; cook until softened and bacon is crisp, about 4 minutes. Transfer to 3-cup (750 mL) ovenproof serving dish.

Stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the Cheddar cheese, the sour cream, cream cheese and pepper; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven until cheese is melted, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutritional facts 15 ML : about

  • Sodium 37 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 38.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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