Ultimate Loaded Baked Potato Dip




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Ultimate Loaded Baked Potato Dip. Yes, you read it right! This dip is simply mind blowing! It combines two classic snacking foods: loaded potato skins and dip! It's packed with bacon, cheese, and potato goodness! Bring this dip to your next get together, and be prepared for the complements! It's so good, you will want to eat it for dinner! Go ahead, nobody's watching ;)

You'll need:

  • ½ cup instant potato flakes
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk
  • ½ pound bacon
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup plus 1 Tbs chopped scallions
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) diced green chilies
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 ½ cup plus ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • Lightly salted potato chips and/or waffle fries

Step 1: Make the Potatoes

Preheat oven to 375˚F. In a small bowl combine potato flakes and milk. Let sit 5 minutes until milk is absorbed.

Step 2: Fry the Bacon

Dice the bacon and fry in a pan for about 8 minutes until browned. Add the onions and cook until onions are translucent, about another 5 minutes. Drain and set aside, reserving ¼ cup for garnish.

Step 3: Assemble the Dip

In a large bowl combine potatoes, bacon less garnish, ¼ cup scallions, green chilies, sour cream, 1 ½ cup cheddar cheese and sour cream. Add the spices and mix until combined. Pour mixture into a 9in round baking dish.

Step 4: Bake and Eat!

Bake the dip for 30 minutes at 375˚F. Top with reserved bacon, scallions and cheese. Serve with lightly salted potato chips. If you’re feeling adventurous, eat it with waffle fries!

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    7 Discussions


    3 years ago

    This is an awesome dip! I made it for my son's first birthday party and the guests all loved it and there was no leftovers.

    2 replies

    Reply 3 years ago

    That's great! Happy yet sorry about the leftovers. I know I love extra snacks! Double batch next time? :)


    3 years ago

    This looks lovely! I must remember this for my next party.

    1 reply