3 loaded dip recipes

There’s nothing wrong with the classic way to mix up our Real Food Ranch and French Onion into a dip, but let’s face it — sometimes we want a little more.

More cheesy. More gooey. More flavor.

Well, we’ve got you covered with our 3 loaded dip recipes! Everything from warm bacon and french onion, warm buffalo sauce and ranch, to even a lighter dip consisting of olive oil and our Italian Seasoning.

Perfect for Sunday football games with friends, holiday get togethers, potluck dinners — just about anything you can celebrate with food, these dips are the perfect match.

1. Loaded French Onion and Bacon Dip

loaded warm french onion and bacon dip

Ingredients

  • 8oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, plus extra to top
  • 2 Tbsp French Onion Mix
  • 4 pieces of bacon, cooked and chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, whisk* together the cream cheese and sour cream until smooth and fluffy. *We recommend using a hand mixer for ease, but a little elbow grease can get the job done, too.
  3. Add French Onion; mix well
  4. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, mix in the cheddar cheese
  5. Place mixture into an oven safe dish. Top with cheese and bacon.
  6. Warm in the oven for 10-15 minutes, or until bubbly and melted.
  7. Place in a mini crockpot to keep warm while serving, or eat right away.

Suggestions: Instead of cheddar cheese, try adding in a variety of cheeses to give depth and extra flavor.

2. Loaded Buffalo Ranch Dip

loaded warm buffalo ranch dip

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 8oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Real Food Ranch mix
  • 1/3 cup medium buffalo sauce, or more to taste

Directions

  1. In a medium pot, turn heat to medium, and melt butter
  2. Whisk in flour to make a roux; pour milk into pot and whisk until clumps are no longer visible
  3. Add in Real Food Ranch; mix well
  4. Add cream cheese and cheddar cheese until completely melted
  5. Mix in buffalo sauce; simmer, stirring often until sauce thickens
  6. Place in a mini crockpot to keep warm while serving, or eat right away

Suggestions: Add in cooked, shredded chicken at the end for added protein; if you want a hotter buffalo sauce, either add extra buffalo sauce or your favorite hot sauce.

 

3. Italian Herbed Olive Oil Dip

loaded herbed italian dip

Ingredients

  • Unrefined, unfiltered virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp – 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • Drizzle balsamic vinegar

Ingredients

  1. In a rimmed small plate, pour olive oil.
  2. Drizzle balsamic on top of the olive oil
  3. Add Italian Seasoning
  4. Serve with crusty, warm bread

Suggestions: Add in grated parmesan cheese for an extra touch.