Cheesy Ranch Bacon Potato Nuggets with Ranch Dipping Sauce

This easy-to-make, game-day dish uses frozen potato nuggets topped with a cheesy bacon spread. Add some ranch dressing and you have an appetizer that scores with all your guests.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Nuggets

1
bag (28 oz) frozen potato nuggets
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
cup cooked real bacon pieces (from a jar or package)
2
tablespoons ranch dressing mix (buttermilk recipe; from 0.4-oz package)
Salt and pepper to taste

Dipping Sauce

1 1/2
cups Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1
package (0.4 oz) ranch dressing mix (buttermilk recipe)

  • 1 Bake potato nuggets as directed on bag.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss cheese, bacon pieces and 2 tablespoons dressing mix.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Top baked potato nuggets evenly with cheese-bacon mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together yogurt and 1 package dressing mix. Serve potato nuggets with dipping sauce.

Expert Tips

You can also use sour cream in place of the yogurt.

You can cook and crumble slices of bacon, or buy the packaged bacon pieces in the store for a quick substitute.