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December 30th, 2011, 12:09 AM
Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Dip


1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
1 medium tomato, seeded and diced (about 3/4 cup)
6 bacon slices, crisply cooked, drained and chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon sugar
Lettuce leaves
Cocktail bread slices or crackers (optional)

1. Place cream cheese in Classic Batter Bowl. Gradually stir in dressing; mix well.

2. Remove seeds from tomato; dice tomato using Utility Knife. Reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish. Using Food Chopper, chop bacon, celery and onion. Add tomato, bacon, celery, onion and sugar to cream cheese mixture; mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours to allow flavors to blend.

3. To serve, line chilled Chillzanne® Mini-Bowl with lettuce leaves. Fill with dip. Garnish with reserved tomato. Serve with cocktail bread slices or crackers, if desired.

Yield: 20 servings (about 2 1/2 cups dip)

Nutrients per serving: (2 tablespoons dip): Calories 80, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Carbohydrate 1 g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 95 mg, Fiber 0 g

Cook’s Tips: To soften cream cheese, microwave in batter bowl on HIGH 15 seconds.

To cook bacon in microwave oven, line microwave-safe dish with food-safe paper towels. Place bacon slices in single layer on paper towels; cover with paper towels. Microwave on HIGH 4-6 minutes or until bacon is crisply cooked.

Source: Pampered Chef, 2003

December 31st, 2011, 02:07 AM