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Bacon cheese dip in a cast iron dutch oven

Bacon Cheese Dip (GF, Keto, Low Iron)

  • Author: Heather Cooan
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


This bacon cheese dip recipe is so rich and delicious. It’s perfect for a winter snack!


  • 6 oz. Shredded Swiss Cheese, Room Temperature
  • 6 oz. Shredded Gruyere Cheese, Room Temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Xanthan Gum
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic, Minced
  • 3/4 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Dry White Wine
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg
  • 6 Slices Crispy Bacon, Chopped


  • In a medium bowl, combine cheeses. Add xanthan gum; toss gently to combine. Set aside.
  • Heat Dutch oven over medium heat and add garlic and saute until fragrant.
  • Add wine and heat until bubbles begin to rise to the surface, but not boiling. 
  • Just before the wine boils, reduce heat to low and stir in cheeses a handful at a time, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in pepper, and nutmeg once cheese is melted and enjoy.
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Boiled
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: bacon cheese dip