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Easy BBQ Tofu

This epic BBQ tofu recipe is fast, easy and full of savory sweet flavor! A great way to make anyone…

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This epic BBQ tofu recipe is fast, easy and full of savory sweet flavor! A great way to make anyone into a tofu fan.

BBQ Tofu

Here’s a must-make recipe for tofu fans: and eaters on the fence, too. Try this irresistible BBQ Tofu recipe! Each bite has just the right chewy texture, bathed in a silky, sweet, savory sauce. You’ll want to keep eating it for days. This plate disappeared very quickly at our house! This recipe is easy to put together and a great starter recipe for people who are wary of the stuff. In fact, it might turn them into unabashed fans,

How to make BBQ tofu: fast & easy

One huge advantage to this recipe: you can use the tofu out of the package, no pressing required! Many tofu recipes call for pressing the water out of the tofu for 30 minutes prior to making the recipe. But if you’re like us, you don’t have an extra 30 minutes to spare. This BBQ tofu recipe uses tofu right out of the package! Here are the basic steps (but for the full recipe, scroll down!):

  • Cut the tofu and pat it dry with a towel.
  • Pan fry it 5 minutes in a skillet on medium high heat. Flip and cook 5 minutes more.
  • Add BBQ sauce, soy sauce and chili sauce and cook another 4 minutes on low heat until the sauce thickens.

That’s it! It’s one of the fastest, easiest ways to make tofu taste irresistibly good.

BBQ Tofu

Use a good BBQ sauce

We used an organic BBQ sauce for this BBQ tofu recipe. Using a quality brand is key, because the flavor of sauces can vary. Look for sauces that are sweetened with sugar or natural ingredients, not high fructose corn syrup. You can also use homemade BBQ sauce, like one of these recipes:

We also have Mustard BBQ Sauce and White BBQ Sauce recipes, but they’re a bit different in character so we wouldn’t suggest them here.

Vegan BBQ sauce

Is tofu healthy?

Misinformation swirls about tofu and soy products. Is tofu healthy? Here’s what to know about eating tofu and other soy products like tempeh and edamame:

  • Tofu in moderation is part of a healthy diet (several times per week). Per to the Harvard School of Nutrition, soy is a nutrient-dense source of protein that can safely be consumed several times a week.
  • Tofu is likely to provide health benefits, especially when you eat it as an alternative to red meat and processed meat. For more, go to Straight Talk About Soy and Is Tofu Good for You?

Ways to serve this BBQ tofu recipe

Once you’ve got your BBQ tofu recipe, there are endless ways to serve it! Turn it into a healthy dinner recipe with a few easy sides. Here are a few of the ways we’d pair it with sides to make a meal:

BBQ tofu recipe

More great ways to eat tofu

Here at A Couple Cooks, we used to avoid tofu because it felt like it was trying to be meat. But we’ve learned that tofu is so much more than that! It’s a delicious plant-based protein that can be eaten in so many delicious ways. Here are some favorites:

This BBQ tofu recipe is…

Vegetarian, vegan, plant-based, dairy-free, and gluten-free.

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BBQ Tofu

Easy BBQ Tofu


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This epic BBQ tofu recipe is fast, easy and full of savory sweet flavor! A great way to make anyone into a tofu fan.


Ingredients

  • 14-ounces firm or extra firm tofu*
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • Kosher salt
  • ¾ cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon chili garlic sauce, if desired

Instructions

  1. Cut the tofu into large cubes (about 1.5″ x 2″) and pat it dry with a towel.
  2. Add the oil to a non-stick pan and add the tofu cubes and a few pinches kosher salt. Turn on the heat to medium-high. Cook 5 to 6 minutes until lightly browned on the bottom.
  3. Briefly remove the pan from the heat to reduce spitting. Flip the tofu with chopsticks (the easiest method!) or tongs. Return the heat to medium-high and cook additional 5 to 6 minutes until browned.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together the BBQ sauce, soy sauce and chili garlic sauce.
  5. Briefly remove the pan from the heat again and drizzle with the sauce (watch for spitting). Return to low heat and cook 4 minutes, turning occasionally, until sauce is thickened. Serve immediately.

Notes

*Note: You can also use this method with Grilled Tofu: simply substitute BBQ sauce for the sauce in that recipe.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Tofu

Keywords: BBQ Tofu, BBQ Tofu Recipe

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Loaded BBQ chicken recipe in a bowl ready to be served.

I love a big entree salad and our Loaded BBQ Chicken Salad is a sure favorite! I love that this salad is packed with so many fresh ingredients and how filling it is too. There are so many delicious flavors and texture going on, but it’s still incredibly easy to make. This salad can feed a crowd, but can easily be scaled up or down.

How to make our Loaded BBQ Chicken Salad

Salad ingredients for a BBQ Chicken Salad
  1. In a hot skillet cook seasoned boneless, skinless chicken thighs.
  2. Chop cooked thighs and toss in bbq sauce, then set aside.
  3. Place all dressing ingredients into a small bowl and whisk together until fully combined.
  4. Toss together cabbage and romaine and spread onto a large platter.
  5. Arrange black beans, tomatoes, corn, red onions, and jicama over greens.
  6. Top salad with bbq chicken and sliced green onions.
  7. Serve with dressing on side.

How to make our BBQ Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Ingredients for BBQ Yogurt Ranch Dressing.
Ingredients for BBQ Yogurt Ranch Dressing in a bowl
Add all dressing ingredients into a small bowl.
Combined ingredients in a bowl to make BBQ Yogurt Ranch Dressing.
Whisk together until fully combined.

How to make the BBQ Chicken

BBQ Chicken ingredients overhead.
Seared chicken thighs in a skillet with salt and pepper.
In a hot skillet cook seasoned boneless, skinless chicken thighs.
Diced chicken thighs on a cutting board.
Chop cooked chicken thighs.
Chopped chicken and BBQ sauce in a bowl.
Add cooked and chopped chicken thighs and bbq sauce to a bowl.
Chicken and BBQ sauce in bowl combined.
Toss chicken and bbq sauce together. Set aside until you’re ready to assemble the salad.

FAQs

What exactly is an entree salad?

A entree salad is basically a giant salad that has a variety of ingredients and almost always has a protein. There is no one kind of entree salad, as there are endless variations with endless ingredients that can be used based on preference.

What is jicama?

Jicama (also called, yam bean, Mexican turnip or Mexican Potato) is a root vegetable native to Mexico. It’s most commonly eaten peeled and raw with a flavor that’s a cross between a potato, carrot and apple. It’s light, crunchy and very mildly sweet and perfectly adds texture to dishes like salads.

Can this salad be made ahead of time?

The dressing can be made up to 5 days ahead of time and stored in an airtight container, in the refrigerator, until ready to use.

The chicken can be cooked, chopped and tossed in bbq sauce up to 2 days ahead of time.

The salad itself can be built on a platter or in a large bowl 1 day ahead of time, tightly covered in plastic wrap, and stored in the refrigerator. If building the salad ahead of time the bbq chicken and dressing should be added right before serving to avoid the salad getting soggy.

Variations and Substitutions

There are indefinite ways to make this entree salad, but a few variations we like from this version is:

  • adding chopped apples in place of the jicama
  • finely dicing cauliflower and tossing it in a little oil and salt for a healthier option to replace the corn
  • adding a little bit of crumbled queso fresco for a salty bite
  • adding diced avocados in place of or in addition to the black beans for a fresh and creamy texture
  • replacing the chicken for some flaked salmon
  • some seared and diced tofu or roasted chickpeas also works great to replace the chicken for a vegetarian option

I love this huge salad anytime of the year, but it’s particularly satisfying during the summer. If you love our Loaded BBQ Chicken Salad you’re sure to love some of our other giant, crowd pleasing salads, like our Loaded Cold Beef Salad, our Coconut Shrimp Summer Salad and our Southwest Style Cobb Salad with Cilantro Ranch Dressing!

A close up of our BBQ Chicken Salad recipe in a bowl
Loaded BBQ chicken salad recipe in a bowl.
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Loaded BBQ Chicken Salad

Large, fresh and totally an entree type dish, this Loaded BBQ Chicken Salad is full of flavor, texture, really great for a group of people and takes only 30 minutes to throw together!
Course lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Amercian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 371kcal

Ingredients

bbq chicken

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup prepared bbq sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

bbq-yogurt ranch dressing

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced chives
  • 2 tbsp minced parsley
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup prepared bbq sauce

salad

  • 1 romaine heart, shredded
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 fresh corn on cobb, charred under broiler and kernels removed (cobbs discarded)
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 jicama, peeled and diced
  • 2 green onions, sliced on bias

Instructions

bbq chicken

  • Place large skillet over medium-high heat. Once skillet is hot add oil.
  • Generously season chicken thighs on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Sear thighs for 3 to 4 minutes. Lower heat to medium and flip thighs. Continue to cook for an additional 5 to 6 minutes or until thighs have just cooked through.
  • Transfer thighs to a cutting board and allow them to rest for about 5 minutes. Chop chicken into bite sized pieces and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add bbq sauce andtoss together until well coated. Set aside.

dressing

  • Place all dressing ingredients into a mixing bowl and whisk together until smooth.

assemble salad

  • Combine romaine and cabbage together in a large bowl and toss together. Transfer mixture to a platter.  
  • Top greens with black beans, tomatoes, corn, red onion, jicama, and bbq chicken.
  • Sprinkle salad with sliced green onion. Serve with dressing.

Notes

  • The dressing can be made up to 5 days ahead of time and stored in an airtight container, in the refrigerator, until ready to use.
  • The chicken can be cooked, chopped and tossed in bbq sauce up to 2 days ahead of time.
  • The salad itself can be built on a platter or in a large bowl 1 day ahead of time, tightly covered in plastic wrap, and stored in the refrigerator. If building the salad ahead of time the bbq chicken and dressing should be added right before serving to avoid the salad getting soggy.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 1369mg | Potassium: 872mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 2333IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 3mg

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Best Chickpea Burgers

These chickpea burgers are a hugely satisfying plant-based dinner! Here they’re painted with BBQ and served topped with vegan bacon and spicy mayo. Eating plant based food doesn’t mean giving up the burger! Veggie burgers can be seriously satisfying, and that doesn’t mean processed meat substitutes. These vegan chickpea burgers full of whole foods can be your new go-to! They’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a hint of nuance from smoked paprika. Painted them with BBQ sauce and served with shiitake bacon and spicy mayo, they’re pretty darn tasty (if we do say so ourselves). Ready to get cooking? What’s in these chickpea burgers? True story: Alex and I tried a vegan burger from one of those popular plant-based meat companies that’s in the news these days. It tasted good, but we both ended up with a stomach ache afterwards. Something about them did a number on us (maybe because we don’t yet understand the effects of this processed food). So it’s back to homemade veggie burgers over here! Not only are these burgers tasty, they’re filled with healthy whole foods. Here’s what’s in these vegan chickpea burgers (nothing weird, promise!): Mashed chickpeas: you’ll use […]

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These chickpea burgers are a hugely satisfying plant-based dinner! Here they’re painted with BBQ and served topped with vegan bacon and spicy mayo.

Chickpea burgers

Eating plant based food doesn’t mean giving up the burger! Veggie burgers can be seriously satisfying, and that doesn’t mean processed meat substitutes. These vegan chickpea burgers full of whole foods can be your new go-to! They’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a hint of nuance from smoked paprika. Painted them with BBQ sauce and served with shiitake bacon and spicy mayo, they’re pretty darn tasty (if we do say so ourselves). Ready to get cooking?

Vegan chickpea burgers

What’s in these chickpea burgers?

True story: Alex and I tried a vegan burger from one of those popular plant-based meat companies that’s in the news these days. It tasted good, but we both ended up with a stomach ache afterwards. Something about them did a number on us (maybe because we don’t yet understand the effects of this processed food). So it’s back to homemade veggie burgers over here! Not only are these burgers tasty, they’re filled with healthy whole foods.

Here’s what’s in these vegan chickpea burgers (nothing weird, promise!):

  • Mashed chickpeas: you’ll use a potato masher or fork to mash them by hand
  • Onion, carrot and red onion: grate these down so they integrate well; you can use a hand grater, food processor or high-speed blender
  • A little flour: It’s needed to hold these babies together (trust us!). You can use gluten-free flour if you need to, or all-purpose or whole wheat.
  • Tahini: this sesame paste holds it all together! (What’s tahini?)
  • Cumin and smoked paprika. Big flavor comes from cumin, and a back-end smoky nuance from smoked paprika.
  • BBQ sauce, for painting (optional). Use your favorite store-bought version, or our homemade BBQ sauce. (Check the label to find an organic version without high fructose corn syrup.)
BBQ chickpea burgers

They’re pan fried, then baked.

These chickpea burgers are lightly pan-fried to get a crispy crust, then baked to cook them through. Why the two steps? When we tried them baked only, the texture wasn’t quite what we wanted. Pan frying adds a nice crispness to the outside of the burger without it getting too dried out in the oven.

When you make your chickpea burgers, shape them so they’re about 3-inches in diameter and about 3/4-inch thick. This will help them to stay together when pan frying and get an even golden brown. We had a 3-inch round biscuit cutter that we used to shape them this size.

Serve with shiitake bacon for extra wow.

It’s totally optional, but you’ve got some time while the chickpea burgers are on the oven. Why not whip up a unique topping? This shiitake bacon is just that: vegan bacon made out of shiitake mushrooms. It sounds a little odd, but once you taste the salty, smoky flavor, you’ll understand! Since Alex and I first made it as a loaded potato soup topping, I’d been dying to try it on a burger. It’s absolutely worth it! It’s only 5 ingredients, and it’s not hard to do while the burger bake.

Shiitake bacon

Creamy sauce makes chickpea burgers shine! (Or really, any veggie burger.)

These chickpea burgers are made perfect with a creamy sauce. Because veggie burgers don’t have the same natural fat like beef burgers, they can taste dry. You really need to add a creamy sauce to get the right textures on a bun. Here we’ve used Spicy Mayo, which also adds richness making for an overall enhanced experience! Here are a few more creamy sauce toppings you could try:

Make ahead and reheating instructions

These vegan chickpea burgers save well, making them great for making ahead! You could meal prep them on a weekend and then refrigerate them for eating throughout the week. Here’s what we’d recommend:

  • Store in the refrigerator 3 to 4 days. When you reheat them, place them in a 375 oven and reheat until heated through (about 10 minutes or so).
  • Freeze for 1 to 2 months. These burgers freeze well, so pack them in a sealed container and store for a few months. You can also make a double recipe if you know you’d like leftovers and do the freezing option. Let them thaw in the refrigerator and then reheat as per above.
Chickpea burgers (vegan veggie burgers)

Ways to serve chickpea burgers

You don’t have to serve these burgers with BBQ sauce, of course! There are lots of great topping suggestions: here are a few ways we thought of:

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Vegetarian, vegan, plant-based, and dairy-free. For gluten-free, use gluten-free flour.

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Chickpea burgers

Best Chickpea Burgers (Plant Based!)


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 14 minutes
  • Cook Time: 26 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 burgers

Description

These chickpea burgers are a hugely satisfying plant-based dinner! Crispy on the outside, they’re painted with BBQ and topped with vegan bacon and spicy mayo.


Ingredients

For the chickpea burgers*

  • 15-ounce can chickpeas (1½ cups cooked)
  • 1 large carrot
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup all purpose, whole wheat or gluten-free flour
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed or vegetable oil, for frying

For serving


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Use a potato masher or fork to mash them in a bowl until they’re mostly mashed with some chunks. Use a large size grater to grate the onion and carrot, then finely grate the garlic OR place them all in a food processor and process until finely minced. Add them to the bowl with the chickpeas. Stir in the tahini, flour and spices. Mix with a spoon and then your fingers until a sticky dough forms. Form 4 round patties and place them on a cutting board, about 3 inches wide by about 3/4 inch thick (we had a 3-inch circle biscuit cutter, which you could use if you have one).
  3. In a medium frying pan, heat 1/4 cup oil over medium heat. Carefully add the patties to the pan. If you have one, top with a splatter screen. Fry for about 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown on one side. Flip and fry for another 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown, turning down the heat as necessary.
  4. Transfer the patties to a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown and baked through.
  5. Remove the patties from the oven and let them cool for at least 15 minutes to firm up. Paint liberally with BBQ sauce. Top with toppings (make sure to have a creamy rich topping like the Spicy Mayo to enhance the flavors and textures. The burgers save well in the refrigerator, so they’re great to make ahead and eat throughout the week. They also freeze well!

Notes

If you’d like more servings, double the ingredients and pan fry in batches, then bake 8 burgers on the same tray. The burgers stay well refrigerated or frozen (see Step 6).

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Chickpea Burgers, Vegan Burger, Vegan Chickpea Burger, Veggie Burger, Veggie Burger Recipe

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Loaded Chicken Wing Dip with Beer Caramelized Onions.

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It’s dip season! And I am here for you with this loaded wing dip!

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

Oh my gosh you guys. This app right here is chock-full of EVERYTHING you want to eat (and share!) for the Big Game. Gooey, melty cheese, juicy shredded chicken, three sauces, beer caramelized onions (!!) – seriously everything. I’m pumped! 

beer caramelized onions

Today I’m partnering with ALDI again to bring you a deeeelish spread just in time for the Big Game! They have seriously everything you need for an incredible game spread. Not only am I sharing this fabulous dip, but also a few of their new dreamy hummus and salsa varieties. Oh and their ready-to-go wings! So good, and they come with extra sauce. 

My obsession with ALDI is going wild and I’m happy to report that I brought home a huge haul from there on Sunday. I found every.single.thing. I needed for the week plus for this recipe. Woohoo! 

p.s. If you need any ideas for a spread, check out the incredible tailgate football food spread I made all with ingredients from ALDI! 

wing dip ingredients

So the dip. THE DIP!

First, I cooked a few Never Any! Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts from ALDI and chopped them up. I love this recipe because you can make the chicken and use it in the dip, use leftover chicken from dinner or use a rotisserie chicken. You really can’t go wrong! 

wing dip ingredients

Oh my word. I am such a lunatic for this dip! The flavor is unreal. It’s more flavorful than just about any other chicken dip I’ve tried.

See, it’s no secret that I’m a buffalo chicken freak. And if you noticed over the holidays, I made the classic dip (after a 10 (or so) year hiatus!) and fell in love again. It was a weird craving that materialized and everyone else in my family was here for it. We burned out on buffalo chicken dip after making it nonstop in the early 2000s, so bringing it back for a night (or, um, and entire holiday) was a delicious surprise.

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

Then I realized that I love BBQ as much, if not more than, buffalo wing flavors. And I’ve made BBQ chicken dip before, but it wasn’t until someone at our party asked me about it that I considered… combining the two. Yes. Combining them. 

And then adding the other things that we have with wings, so maybe a little smokiness? A little honey mustard? Plus blue cheese and ranch, like usual. Then, trashing it up more with beer caramelized onions! I used the Wernesgrüner Pilsner from ALDI to caramelize and the flavor is over the top.

Oh boy, this is just getting good.

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

If I didn’t loathe celery so much, maybe I’d even chop that up and throw it in the dip for you too. Alas, I saved it as a dipper. But seriously? We have ALL THE FLAVORS here. Can I just call it ALL THE FLAVORS dip? 

Because that sounds appropriate. 

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

Let’s go through the wing dip spread!

Front and center, we have the warm, melty, cheesy dip that is divine. I like to serve this with both the Clancy’s Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips and the Savoritz Sea Salt Pita Crackers. There’s a little something for everyone!

ALDI buffalo wing hummus

Along with that, a few dips. The Park Street Deli Avocado Salsa is refreshing and wonderful. It’s great as a dip on its own but also delish on tacos, salads and bowls! The Park Street Deli Buffalo Hummus complements the dip here so well. It’s smooth and creamy – perfect for when you want that buffalo flavor but don’t have enough time (or, friends to eat it with you!) to make a big dip like this. 

My favorite is the Park Street Deli Jalapeno Lime Hummus. Oh it’s just amazing! It bright but creamy, light but with a touch of heat. Everyone loves this one. It’s amazing on wraps or sandwiches too! 

All of these delish snacks – the Park Street Hummuses, Park Street Salsas and Park Street Wings, along with the Clancy’s Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips can be found at Aldi for a limited time! Run and go get them!

ALDI hummus

Because Eddie loves all things wings, I grabbed a few of the Park Street Deli Wings. These are SO GOOD. They come ready to eat – all you have to do is heat them up. I loved the maple BBQ ones so much. 

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

These extra bites are the perfect things to add to a spread with a hot and bubbly dip! 

Now run run run and get all the flavors.

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

Loaded Wing Dip

Loaded Wing Dip with Beer Caramelized Onions

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of chedder. All the flavors!

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large sweet onion, (thinly sliced)
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • ⅓ cup Wernesgrüner Pilsner
  • 2 Never Any! Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, (cooked and shredded)
  • 2 8-ounce blocks Happy Farms Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 block Reserved Aged Cheddar, (freshly grated)
  • 1 bag Happy Farms Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • ⅓ cup crumbled blue cheese, (plus more for topping)
  • ¼ cup Burman’s Hot Sauce, (plus more for drizzling)
  • 1/4 cup Burman’s BBQ Sauce, (plus more for drizzling)
  • ½ cup honey mustard, (plus more for drizzling)
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing

for serving:

  • Park Street Deli Buffalo Hummus
  • Park Street Deli Jalapeno Lime Hummus
  • Park Street Deli Avocado Salsa
  • Clancy’s Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips
  • Savortiz Pita Chips
  • Carrot sticks
  • Celery sticks
  1. Heat a large skillet over low heat and add the butter. Add the sliced onions with the salt and pepper and stir. Cook until slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Add in the pilsner and cook, stirring often, until the onions caramelize, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the cream cheese, almost all the cheese (I save a handful for topping the dip!), the hot sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch and blue cheese. You can use an electric hand mixer to combine things more if needed! Once combined, stir in the caramelized onions and the shredded chicken. Spread the mixture in a baking dish. Top with the remaining cheese. Add on another drizzle of BBQ sauce, buffalo and honey mustard.
  4. Bake the dip for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden and bubbly and hot. Serve immediately with carrot sticks, celery sticks, crackers and chips.

This loaded wing dip is full of buffalo wing sauce, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese and tons of cheddar. All the flavors!

Give me all the flavors!

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