I had something very similar to this at a restaurant recently with my parents. It was mind stopping delicious and gone before the waiter took our entree order. I wanted more and said I would come up with a recipe for something similar so here it is in time for a super bowl party or to just eat.

In the restaurant they used homemade potato chips. You can use anything. In the picture I used toasted pita chips. If you do decide to use potato chips, I would recommend the kettle chips as they do not get soggy very fast. It can also be used as a dip (good with veggies too) instead of drizzled on as I chose to do.


Blue Cheese, Bacon on Chips

This makes about 1.5 cups of dip/sauce


1 – 1.5 cups Heavy Cream (additional if needed to thin out the sauce) you can substitute with milk if needed

1package of crumbled Blue or Gorgonzola cheese (Goat cheese works well too)

1/2 small spanish onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, diced

.5 TBS butter

1/4 TBS olive oil

2 stalks/sprigs fresh oregano, leaves only

1/4 tsp Tabasco (or any hot sauce about 8 drops)

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 package low sodium bacon, diced

1/2 small red onion, very fine dice (you can also use scallions)

For serving, a regular bag of kettle potato chips, toasted pita chips and/or cut up veggies.

  • In a med sized pan, put over med heat. Add in the butter and the oil. Heat until the butter melts and starts to bubble, then add in the garlic and the spanish onion (NOT THE RED ONION). Saute until onion and garlic is soft (about 5 minutes), then set aside to cool.
  • Cook the bacon. Over med heat, add the diced bacon to the pan and cook until crisp turning a couple of times so both sides are cooked. Remove from pan when done and drain on paper towels. Set aside for later.
  • In a food processor/blender, add 1/2 of the cheese, 1 cup of the cream, oregano, tabasco, onion and garlic mixture, salt and pepper. Process until smooth. Taste and add more cream if too thick. Then taste again and adjust the salt, pepper and tabasco until you reach the flavor you like.
  • Arrange the chips on a serving platter/plate, and drizzle the sauce over the chips. Top off with the red onion/scallions, extra blue cheese crumbles and bacon. Then EAT!

I hope you enjoy this simple appetizer people pleaser, I certainly did!


About culinaryease

I am a single mother who loves cooking and providing tips, techniques, to get everyone out of the takeout lane and into the kitchen.

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