Santa’s Favorite BLT Dip

Santa’s Favorite BLT Dip

Prep Time: 1½ Hours

Yields: 6–8 Servings


Everyone loves the flavor of a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. It's the perfect comfort food! Did you ever think of making a dip or salad with these wonderful flavors? Well, here's your chance and you might even try the real bacon bits that are found in jars or the fully cooked bacon strips in the meat case.


10 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Belgian endive leaves, cleaned

2 large plum tomatoes, chopped

1 cup baby shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked

½ cup mayonnaise

½ cup sour cream

¼ cup chopped pimientos

2 tbsps chopped parsley

1 tbsp chopped tarragon

salt and black pepper to taste

granulated garlic to taste


Reserve 3 tablespoons each of bacon and tomato. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine bacon, tomatoes, mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, garlic salt and black pepper, stirring until well blended. Cover and place into refrigerator for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve, spoon dip into a decorative serving bowl and sprinkle with reserved bacon and tomato. Serve with endive leaves.