Baked Cheesy Onion & Bacon Dip

Cook the bacon

Add the bacon to a sauté pan, and cook over med heat, until the bacon is crispy, about 5 min. Remove the bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the fat in the pan


Cook the onions

Return the pan to medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until the onions are soft and tender, about 10 minutes.


Caramelize the onions

Season with salt and sugar then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are uniformly brown and caramelized, about 30 minutes.


Add the thyme & balsamic

Add the thyme and balsamic vinegar and remove the pan from the heat


Mix the base

Heat oven to 400ºF (200ºC). Combine cream cheese and sour cream in a medium mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer.


Add the onions cheese & bacon

Add the caramelized onions, ¾ cup of the Asiago cheese, Cheddar cheese and the cooked bacon, stirring to combine.


Bake the dip

Spread the dip in a 9” (22cm) heat-proof baking dish and spread the remaining Asiago cheese over the top. Cook for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.


Serve the dip

Serve hot or at room temperature with crostini or buttery crackers.