Cheesy Bacon Spinach Dip Recipe

Published on May 7th 2024 by Sarah Leadon.
Last updated on May 23rd 2024
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Looking for a game-day dip, everyone will be raving about? We've got you covered! Game day dips should be rich, creamy, and decadent. This cheesy bacon spinach dip checks every one of those boxes.

The creamy richness comes from the cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese. The dip also includes several vegetables, such as spinach, red onions, and red bell peppers, to add freshness and color, and make it a little healthier.

It's baked until golden brown, then sprinkled with crispy crumbled bacon. To make this cheesy bacon spinach dip even healthier, you can serve it with vegetables like carrots or broccoli or make it even more decadent by serving it with our keto crackers or keto nacho chips. 

*Note the nutrition information only includes the spinach bacon dip. It does not include vegetables, keto crackers, or chips.

What is the ingredients in spinach dip?

The cheesy spinach bacon dip is made with fresh spinach, garlic, red onion, red bell pepper, sour cream, cream cheese, almond milk, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, coconut aminos, kosher salt, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, and bacon are used to make the cheesy spinach bacon dip.

What is the best chip for spinach dip?

Pita chips, tortilla chips, or any keto chip or cracker are the best chips for serving spinach dip.

How long does homemade spinach dip last?

The cheesy bacon spinach dip will last for 2–3 days in the fridge, stored in an airtight container.

Why is my spinach dip runny?

Your spinach dip may be runny because you did not squeeze the excess moisture out of the frozen or cooked spinach before adding it to the dip. To prevent your dip from becoming too watery, place the cooked or frozen spinach in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze the excess moisture from it.

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Serves
4-6 persons

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh Spinach Leaves, chopped

  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced

  • 1/2 small Red Onion, minced

  • 1/2 small Red Bell Pepper, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed Red Pepper flakes

  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese, room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons Almond Milk

  • 1 1/2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated

  • 1/2 teaspoon Coconut Aminos

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

  • 10 strips Bacon, cooked, crumbled

  • Vegetables, keto crackers, or keto chips for serving

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400 °F.

Prepare oven for baking

Place the spinach, garlic, red onions, red bell pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, sour cream, cream cheese, almond milk, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, coconut aminos, kosher salt, and black pepper into a large bowl and mix until combined.

Place all the ingredients into a large bowl except bacon and crackers

Pour the dip into a 9-inch oven-proof medium skillet, spread it into an even layer, then sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top.

Place the combined ingredients to the skillet

Bake the dip for 20–22 minutes until the cheese melts, then set your oven to broil and cook it for 2–3 minutes until golden brown.

Cooked cheesy bacon spinach dip

Next, sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top of the dip. Serve the dip with vegetables, keto crackers, or keto chips.

Adding bacon to the cooked cheesy bacon spinach dip
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Delve into the fusion of food and mood with Sarah. Discover the emotional journey within each recipe. Beyond the kitchen, she's an avid reader and music lover, lost in the rhythms of life.

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Sarah Leadon
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Delve into the fusion of food and mood with Sarah. Discover the emotional journey within each recipe. Beyond the kitchen, she's an avid reader and music lover, lost in the rhythms of life.

More posts by Sarah Leadon