Hot Bacon Feta Dip

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy.

Hot Bacon Feta Dip is an  awesome appetizer for game day! Easy, quick, and delicious. I have always loved feta and this is my favorite way to eat it!

Hot Bacon Feta Dip! This is my favorite easy gameday appetizer. YUM!

This Hot Bacon Feta Dip is the perfect compliment to any sports game. Its easy and quick, and full of cheese. Those are my gameday appetizer requirements. But don’t save this dip til gameday, it’s great for any party, gathering and a super treat for movie night!

Why this Feta Dip is so good

  • Perfect for parties! A hot dip just ups the ante when it comes to delicious snacks, who doesn’t love a hot dip! 
  • Addictively delicious. This really is a fave of mine, it’s so addictive! Tangy feta with pico de galo and bacon – so good!
  • Easy to make. Easy to prep and then pop in the oven for 20 – done!

Ingredients

  • Cream Cheese: I’ve gone for low fat, works great and still packed with flavor.
  • Greek Yogurt: I used plain greek yogurt.
  • Crumbled Feta: Choose a good quality feta, so it melts well.
  • Pico de gallo: Or you can use diced tomato.
  • Bacon Bits: Cooked and Chopped.
  • Rosemary: Fresh rosemary give the best flavor.
  • Garnish: Diced tomato adds a fresh pop!

How to make this Feta Dip

Mix all ingredients until well combined, then pour mixture into a an oven safe dish. Bake for around 20 mins, until the cheese is bubbly.

Top with extra tomatoes and serve warm – enjoy!

 

Feta Dip in a dish

side shot of feta dip

An easy Party Dip

 This Hot Bacon Feta Dip is the perfect compliment to any sports game. Its easy and quick, and full of cheese. Those are my gameday appetizer requirements. You only need 6 ingredients and it makes a substantial batch!

Does feta cheese melt?

You may be wondering if Feta Cheese melts, it’s not your classic melty cheese. Well,  the answer is no, feta doesn’t melt, like say, mozzarella does. But therein lies the magic! What it does do is get very soft and is perfect as a dip or spread. And also, unlike melted mozzarella, feta doesn’t become stringy or hard once it starts to cool.

 

appetizer with tomato topping

overhead shot of Feta Dip

What to serve with this Feta Dip

This Hot Bacon Feta Dip is perfect with pita chips, pretzels, wheat thins, you name it. Toasty bread? Oh yeah, that would be delicious too!! I’ve been wanting to eat these pretzel chips for a while. Yum!

pretzels in dip

dip on pretzel

Top Tips

  • When mixing, make sure your cream cheese is at room temp, so it blends well.
  • Ideally use an electric mixer.
  • For more of a Mediterranean vibe, bake some sliced pita bread for dipping.
  • Choose a spicier pico de gallo if you want more of a spicy kick to the dip.

appetizer in dish

Check out the other delicious dips

Have you tried this Hot Bacon Feta Dip? Feel free to leave a star rating and I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!

 

Did you make this recipe?

Use the tag #thecookierookie when posting a photo of your recipe, and make sure to follow The Cookie Rookie on Instagram!

Leave a Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




Comments

Foodie Pradipta
Becky Hardin
Nagi @ RecipeTin Eats
Thalia @ butter and brioche
Ashley
Carey
Becky Hardin
ATasteOfMadness
Becky Hardin
Becky Hardin
Becky Hardin
Becky Hardin
Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files
Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog
Andrea Janes
Linda

CONFIDENCE

in the kitchen

Get our newest recipes in your inbox PLUS our 7 day cooking guide. You'll also get our FREE ebook: Learning to Cook!

FREE

EBOOK

learn to cook ebook graphic
No Thanks