This Bacon Ranch Dip recipe is just the dish for parties, holidays, game day, and girl’s night! It’s loaded with tomatoes, olives, red onion, cheese, and BACON!

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Now that football season is back I have a fabulous dip for you; this Bacon Ranch Dip recipe! It’s loaded with some of my favorite toppings, and it’s incredibly easy to make!

I recently made this Bacon Ranch Dip recipe for a family gathering and it was the first thing to go! The kids loved it, and I saw folks plant themselves in front of it and chow!

LOW CAL OPTIONS – Bacon Ranch Dip Recipe:

  • use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream
  • use reduced fat cheese
  • use cooked and crumble turkey bacon
  • serve with veggie sticks, radishes, and pea pods

Cook’s Note – Bacon Ranch Dip Recipe:

  • This dip can be made up to a day in advance. Just make sure you top it with bacon right before serving (cooker, refrigerated bacon become chewy).

Cook’s Tools and Ingredients – Bacon Ranch Dip Recipe:

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A serving bowl filled with The Bacon Ranch Dip
5 from 7 votes

Bacon Ranch Dip Recipe

Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
10 -12 servings


  • 2 cups 16 ounces sour cream
  • 1 1 ounce envelope Ranch dressing mix
  • 1 medium tomato deseeded and chopped
  • 1 4 ounce can sliced olives, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 cup 4 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 slices bacon about 4 ounces bacon (chopped, cooked, and drained)
  • tortilla chips corn chips, or veggies for serving


  • In small bowl, combine sour cream and dressing mix. Spread into shallow dish (8x8 pan, or 9-inch pie plate will do). Layer with tomato, olives, onion, and cheese. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes, then top with right before serving. Dip with tortilla chips, corn chips, or veggies.

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  1. Now that’s one colorful dip! Looks really tasty, too!

  2. This bacon ranch dip sounds amazing! Love the low cal options too. 😉

  3. This was so good! Really a huge hit at my house!

  4. You had me at loaded bacon. This dip sounds incredible – I can’t wait to try it.

  5. Kathryn Donangelo says:

    This dip sounds amazing!! Bacon and ranch are my favorite and I am always looking for dip recipe, I can’t wait to try this. Thanks!!

  6. Kim Guzman says:

    I’m so glad I found this recipe. It will be the perfect addition to the potato bar I have planned this weekend.