Football season means it is time to tailgate, and no game day is complete without bacon! Here is your bacon tailgating recipe of the week.
Total Time: 1 hour
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
• 1 round loaf of bread, unsliced
• 2 cups (8 oz.) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
• 1 cup (4 oz.) Parmesan cheese, shredded
• 1 cup mayonnaise
• 1/4 cup finely diced onion
• 10 bacon slices
• 1 garlic clove, minced
• 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.In a medium pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until crispy.
3.Remove bacon and place on a paper towel to drain.
4.Meanwhile, using a cerated knife, slice the top quarter off the loaf of bread and set aside. Carefully hollow out the inside, leaving a 1 inch shell. Cube removed bread and set aside for dipping.
5.Reserve three slices of the cooked bacon (for step 8). Once cool, crumble the remaining bacon.
6.In a large bowl, combine crumbled bacon, cheeses, mayo, onion, garlic, and Cajun seasoning; stir until well combined.
7.Spoon cheese mixture into bread bowl and place it on a foiled baking sheet.
8.Cover dip with the top quarter of the bread and bake for 20 minutes; remove top of bread and continue to bake for another 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
9.Remove bread bowl and allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.
10.Crumble the remaining three slices of cooked bacon and use to garnish.
11.Serve with bread cubes and crackers.
thanks to: http://gamedayr.com/sports/hot-bacon-cheese-bread-bowl-tailgate-recipe/