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Slow Cooker Bacon-Beer con Queso Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 block (16 ounces) Our Family® Pepper Jack Cheese, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) Our Family® Salsa Style Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 bottle (12 fluid ounces) pale ale beer
  • 1 package (8 ounces) Our Family® Plain Cream Cheese, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 container (8 ounces) Our Family® Original Sour Cream
  • 1/4 (32-ounce) block Our Family® Smooth & Creamy American Pasteurized Process Cheese Spread, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Our Family® Garlic Powder
  • 6 slices Our Family® Thick Cut Premium Bacon, chopped
  •  Sliced green onions for garnish (optional)
  • 1 1/2 bags (12 ounces each) Our Family® Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips for serving

Directions

  1. In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir pepper Jack cheese, tomatoes with their juice, beer, cream cheese, sour cream, cheese spread and garlic powder; cover and cook on high 2 hours or low 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Makes about 7 cups dip.
  2. In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally; with slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate. Makes about 1/2 cup bacon.
  3. Stir 1/4 cup bacon into dip; serve sprinkled with remaining 1/4 cup bacon garnished with onions, if desired, along with tortilla chips.

 

Approximate nutritional values per serving (7 tablespoons dip, about 12 chips): 419 Calories, 29g Fat, 13g Saturated Fat, 66mg Cholesterol, 829mg Sodium, 7g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 2g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 15g Protein

 

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