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Slow-Cooker Black-Eyed Pea Dip with Corn and Bacon is absolutely BURSTING at the seams with black eyed peas and corn in a creamy cheese sauce.
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Easy Slow-Cooker Black-Eyed Pea Dip with Corn and Bacon

Slow-Cooker Black-Eyed Pea Dip with Corn and Bacon is absolutely BURSTING at the seams with black eyed peas and corn a creamy cheese sauce.
Servings 16
Calories 321kcal
Author Rebecca Lindamood

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds frozen sweet corn
  • 2 cans black-eyed peas or 3 cups home cooked black eyed peas, drained and rinsed., drained and rinsed
  • 8 ounce brick neufchatel cream cheese labeled 1/3 less fat, cut into cubes
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese grated
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 6 whole garlic cloves peeled and minced or pressed through a garlic press
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 to 3/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound bacon cooked until crisp
  • 6 green onions green parts only, thinly sliced, then minced

Instructions

  • Lightly spritz the crock of a slow-cooker with non-stick cooking spray or generously butter it. Stir together the sweet corn, black-eyed peas, cream cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, garlic, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes. Put the lid on the slow-cooker and set the cooker to LOW. Cook for 2-3 hours, or until the contents are uniformly hot, the cheese is melted, and the corn and black-eyed peas are coated with a creamy sauce. While the mixture is cooking, finely chop the crispy bacon and reserve 1 tablespoon of the chopped bacon along with 2 teaspoons of the minced green onion. Stir the remaining bacon and green onion into the hot dip then scoop the dip into a serving dish. Sprinkle the reserved bacon and green onion over the top and serve with chips or as a side dish.
  • Leftovers can be stored, tightly wrapped, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Reheat covered but vented in a microwave on HIGH until hot all the way through.

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 1.5mg