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This creamy spread uses one of our favorite cuts of pork. It's really good with summer garden tomatoes and is a hit at picnics and other gatherings.—Patricia Staudt, Marble Rock, Iowa
Recommended: Our Best Bacon Recipes
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 medium tomato, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • Crackers or raw vegetables

Directions

In a bowl, beat cream cheese, mustard and celery seed until blended. Stir in tomato and green pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels to drain. Discard drippings. Stir bacon into spread just before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: about 1-3/4 cups.
Originally published as Bacon Tomato Spread in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p44

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 132 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 medium tomato, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • Crackers or raw vegetables
  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, mustard and celery seed until blended. Stir in tomato and green pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels to drain. Discard drippings. Stir bacon into spread just before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: about 1-3/4 cups.
Originally published as Bacon Tomato Spread in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p44

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