Asiago Cheese Dip


Get ready -- this slow cooker cheese dip is the ultimate appetizer. For an extra cheesy treat, serve this slow cooker dip with toasted cheese-topped baguette slices.

Asiago Cheese Dip
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins
7 cups


  • 1 cup chicken broth or water

  • 4 ounce dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)

  • 2 16 ounce carton dairy sour cream

  • 1 ½ cup finely shredded Asiago cheese (6 ounces)

  • 1 ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ 8 ounce package cream cheese, cut up

  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms or 1 ounce rehydrated dried mushrooms (such as porcini, shiitake, chanterelle, and/or oyster)*

  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions

  • Thinly sliced green onions

  • Baguette-style French bread slices, topped with finely shredded Asiago cheese and toasted


  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to boiling. Remove from heat. Add dried tomatoes; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Drain, discarding liquid. Chop tomatoes (you should have about 1-1/4 cups).

  2. Meanwhile, in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine sour cream, the 1-1/2 cups Asiago cheese, the mayonnaise, cream cheese, mushrooms, and the 1 cup green onions. Stir in chopped tomatoes.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Stir well before serving. If desired, keep warm in the slow cooker on low-heat setting for up to 2 hours. Sprinkle dip with additional green onions and serve with toasted cheese-topped baguette slices. Makes 7 cups.

Test Kitchen Tip:

To rehydrate dried mushrooms, place the dried mushrooms in a small bowl. Add enough boiling water to cover; let stand for 30 minutes. Drain mushrooms, squeezing out any excess liquid. Coarsely chop mushrooms.

Test Kitchen Tip:

To toast bread slices, preheat broiler. Place bread slices on a large baking sheet. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until toasted, turning once.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
19g Fat
4g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 269mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Protein 4g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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