That doesn't matter when it's worth it, though! The other day I made this delicious looking bacon double cheeseburger dip!
Well, that's what the original picture looked like, anyway. Take a less experienced cook and food photographer, and this is what you get:
Post-lettuce [and grubbing, obviously.]
It may not look as delectable and presentable as the original, but lemme tell you- It was delicious! Here's how to do it:
Needed [to make enough to keep at least 8 people happy]:
- 1 lb ground beef
- 12 strips of bacon
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 8 ounces of fat-free cream cheese [trying to save myself SOME of the calories!]
- 1 cup of fat free plain greek yogurt [or sour cream, if you're not cutting calories]
- 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
- 1 1/2-2 cups of cheese, your choice. We used cheddar and pepper jack.
- 1/4 cup of ketchup
- Whatever spice you like to add when making burgers
- Lettuce, tomatoes, and any other toppings you include on your burgers.
- Tortilla chips or baguette slices
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cook the ground beef in a pan with added spices and drain.
- Cook the bacon until crispy, set aside, but keep about a tablespoon of grease.
- Add the onion to the grease and saute until tender. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant.
- Mix the ground beef, bacon, onions and garlic, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, cheese, and ketchup and pour it into a baking dish. [I used an 9x9 dish]
- Bake until the cheese is golden brown and the sides are bubbling.
- Let cool for a couple minutes, then add chopped up lettuce and diced tomatoes.
- Let everyone swoon!
I feel like everyone's been on the buffalo chicken dip bandwagon lately, which is delicious, but if you bring a little somethin' different, you'll earn points! And this is simple and enjoyable for everyone! [You could even make it with ground turkey for turkey burger dip, hayyy!]
If you try it, let me know!