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deconstructed stuffed pepper dip

Recipe by
Jane Manookin
Salina, KS

My stuffed peppers are a hit, and requested often. But the prep is pretty fiddly, so I came up with this alternative that is pretty much chop, mix, and serve. Easy peasy. It's a variation on Charleston Cheese Dip that my friend makes.

yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For deconstructed stuffed pepper dip

  • 3 pkg
    8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2-3/4 c
  • 1-2 c
    shredded cheese of your choice
  • dash
    worcestershire sauce
  • Optional
    black pepper, red pepper, garlic powder
  • 1/2-1 c
    baby spinach, slivered
  • 1 md
    sweet onion, chopped
  • 1-2 c
    baby bell peppers, chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    precooked bacon, chopped
  • 1
    sleeve ritz crackers, crushed

How To Make deconstructed stuffed pepper dip

  • 1
    Mix cheeses, mayo, and seasonings.
  • 2
    Saute peppers, onion, bacon.
  • 3
    Add spinach and sauted veggies to cheese and mix until combined.
  • 4
    Fold in cracker crumbs, chill, and serve.
  • 5
    Alternatively: After folding in cracker crumbs, spread evenly in a 9x13 baking dish, sprinkle top with additional cracker crumbs, and bake at 350 until bubbly and browning.
  • 6
    Serve with crackers and/or fresh veggies.

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