Life is short - have your BLT as an appetizer! Make this creamy dip featuring bacon, lettuce and tomatoes and enjoy the cheesy bonus ingredients.more
Adapted from facebook.com
Nonstick cooking spray
pounds bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled, and divided
(8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
cup cheddar cheese, shredded
cup sour cream
teaspoon Italian seasoning
teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste)
Salt and pepper to taste
cups seeded tomatoes, chopped
cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
Toasted bread rounds, crackers, or pita chips.
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Spray a 1 1⁄2 quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside 3/4 cup crumbled bacon. In a large bowl, combine remaining bacon, cream cheese, shredded cheeses, sour cream, mayonnaise, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and mustard. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle chopped tomatoes, remaining 3/4 cup crumbled bacon, and iceberg lettuce over hot dip. Serve immediately with toasted bread rounds, crackers, or pita chips.