Double Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 strips Bacon, chopped 
  • 1 pound Ground Beef 80/20
  • 1 cup White Onion, diced 
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 8 ounces Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chef Greg's 4 Letter Rub
  • 2 tablespoons Ben's Heffer Dust
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Yellow Mustard

TOPPING:

  • 4 ounces Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Kosher Pickles, chopped

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

  • Cast Iron Skillet or Dutch Oven

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat recteq to 375°F with a cast iron skillet.
  1. Add the chopped bacon to the cast iron skillet and allow to become crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Remove from the pan and allow to drain on a paper towel.
  1. Add the ground beef to the skillet and cook until no longer pink, breaking into smaller pieces with a wooden spoon. Remove from the skillet and drain well. 
  1. Wipe out any excess grease from the skillet, add the diced onion and cook just until soft, about 4-5 minutes.
  1. Add the beef, bacon, cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, Worcestershire, rubs, ketchup, and mustard, mix. Allow the mixture to smoke for 35-40 minutes until hot and bubbly.
  1. Remove from the recteq and top the skillet with the additional cheese and chopped pickles.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: 

This tasty dip can be paired with the heartiest of kettle potato chips, toasted bread, or your favorite corn chips!