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Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

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This creamy tailgating dip is perfect for any occasion. Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip is filled with favorite ingredients to create an incredibly flavorful dip that goes fast.

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

Roasted Garlic? Check. Bacon? Check. It’s a Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip to die for!

I’m a little bit of a garlic addict, roasted garlic is the best. And if you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you already totally know I’m a bacon addict.

When you combine the two together, you get this amazing roasted garlic bacon dip that goes so beautifully with chunks of bread, fresh veggies, pretzels and crackers.

We also make homemade tortilla chips to enjoy with the dip.

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

Why We Love This Recipe

  • A very easy and quick recipe to make!
  • Goes well with breads, vegetables, meats and more!
  • If you love garlic, this dip is totally up your ally!
  • Bacon… because… bacon!

What Can I Serve with Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip?

It doesn’t really matter what you serve with Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip, because this dip is just gooood.  

I mean, knock your socks off, eat it all at one time and look around to see if anyone has anything else to dip in it because you ran out of stuff so you just start using your finger to get it all out of the bowl, good.

  • Dip sliced bread chunks into it or spread onto bread rounds to make a delicious appetizer.
  • Spread on deli meat and rolled up to create an appetizer roll up.
  • To serve as a dip with fresh vegetables, potato chips, pretzels or crackers.
  • Makes a great thing to spread on grilled chicken breasts or anything coming off the grill.
  • Delicious with pita bread or in pita sandwiches.
  • A great sandwich spread!

It has an extremely strong roasted garlic flavor, paired beautifully with the savory bacon flavor.

Add in some green onions and you’ve got a great flavor combination that just intermingles together on your tongue and leaves you begging for more.

You know the potato chips you can’t eat just one of? Yeah… you won’t be dipping just one of anything in there. I promise.

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

See all that bread in the photo? Two minutes. Gone.

Ingredients for Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip

fresh garlic heads – you cannot really use minced garlic for this recipe, because you need to roast the garlic heads

olive oil – this is for roasting the garlic

bacon – self explanatory – choose your favorite brand

sour cream – it is okay to use light sour cream or even plain Greek yogurt if desired

mayonnaise – Do not use miracle whip (which is not mayonnaise anyway) for this recipe

finely chopped green onions – this adds to the texture and flavor, but chives could be substituted if desired

Worcestershire Sauce – Any brand will do but this does add to the flavor, so shouldn’t be skipped

salt & pepper – this can be adjusted to taste, so be sure and sample along the way so you don’t add too much

It’s just good. You need to make it. Soon.

This is literally our favorite dip recipe. It’s simple, extremely flavorful and one we reach for at any occasion!

Substitutions for Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip

I mentioned above where substitutions could be made. You can try other substitutions but I strongly advise trying to stick to the recipe when possible, to get the same texture and flavor.

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

It’s amazing. All that roasted garlic flavor and everything is better with bacon. ha!

How to Properly Store Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip

Don’t you agree that roasted garlic really does add something to dips, spreads, etc. Oh and what we had leftover? Which wasn’t a lot I might add. We smothered all over a sub sandwich the next day. I do this with almost every dip.

For best results, store your Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to about 5-7 days.

It can be made ahead of time, and actually is best that way. It allows the dip to marry all its flavors together and you can a smoother more deep flavor profile.

If you don’t have time to make it up ahead of time, try to let it rest about an hour or two before serving. If you absolutely cannot wait, then it’s fine to serve it as soon as it’s ready, it just won’t be as flavorful as it could be.

This is one of those recipes that simply gets better as time goes by.

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

If a recipe we make can pass the “I’ll eat it all in one sitting test” but then I have enough to spread on a sandwich and it tastes good, I know it’s a keeper and will be made again and again.

A Great Tailgating Recipe!

I am not a big football fan. I’m not really into sports…

But, I do enjoy going to the tailgating parties… why? The food!

It’s the best! (Super Bowl Parties rock too!)

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Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip Recipe

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip for Tailgating

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What’s better than Roasted Garlic and a Bacon combo? Amazing dip that tastes good for any event or just because… definitely just because it’s good!
4.89 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Appetizers, Snacks and Small Bite Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Cups

Ingredients
  

  • 2 heads of garlic
  • olive oil for roasting the garlic
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • cups of sour cream
  • ¾ cup of mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons or more of finely chopped green onions
  • 1 Tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper

Instructions
 

  • Using a knife, cut the tops off the two heads of garlic. Put the garlic inside tinfoil wrap, drizzle with some olive oil and the close the foil completely. Bake at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes or until a fork mashed on top of the garlic smashes it.
  • Open the tinfoil and allow the garlic to cool. Mash the garlic up with a fork.
  • Crisp the bacon and crumble using a food processor so the bacon is finely chopped.
  • In a large bowl, mix the sour cream and mayonnaise together well. Add the finely chopped green onions, the finely chopped bacon, mashed roasted garlic and blend together.
  • Mix in the Worcestershire sauce, the salt and the pepper.
  • Eat. But not all at once. Like I did.
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keri

Friday 14th of June 2019

This was delish...I made it a day ahead and the favor's really popped.

Melanie from Fast Food 2 Fresh Food

Sunday 16th of September 2012

Garlic and Bacon? Wow! sounds amazing!

Carla

Saturday 15th of September 2012

I kept seeing the title to your post popping up everywhere. Roasted garlic AND bacon?! Those are my two favorite things ever :D

Jamie (Mama.Mommy.Mom)

Thursday 13th of September 2012

That dip deserves a nice, stout beer bread! I love garlic and all of it's health benefits. We'll ignore the mayo. LOL

Jamie @ www.mamamommymom.com

Nicole Humphrey Cook

Friday 14th of September 2012

You can't even taste the mayo... in fact, I'm not sure it's even necessary to make this dip taste as good as it does. That roasted garlic and bacon flavor FAR outweighs it. Love!

Hezzi-D

Thursday 13th of September 2012

Oh wow this sounds great! I'm pinning it for later.

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