Pizza Dip

Pizza Dip

By , Mrs. Wages® Test Kitchen

  

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • 20 mins

    20 mins

    40 mins

  • Yields: 8 servings
Pizza Dip

Ingredients

1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened

1 medium garlic clove, minced

1/4 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp dried thyme

1/4 tsp dried oregano

10 slices pepperoni, divided

½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped olives

2 cups (8 oz) shredded Italian blend cheese

1 ¼ cups prepared Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce

1 loaf (16 oz) baguette bread, sliced and toasted

Directions

1Preheat oven to 350⁰F.

2Coat a 9-in. pie plate with cooking spray.

3In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, garlic, basil, thyme and oregano. Spread onto the bottom of prepared pie plate. Finely chop 5 slices of pepperoni; sprinkle over top. Top with ¼ cup green pepper, 2 Tbsp olives and 1 cup cheese. Gently spread prepared Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce over cheese. Top with remaining cheese, green pepper, olives and pepperoni.

4Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Serve with toasted baguette slices.

Cook’s Note: Make the pizza sauce from fresh tomatoes and Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce Tomato Mix or buy prepared pizza sauce at the store to save time.

Time Saving Tip: Prepare the pizza sauce from fresh tomatoes and Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce Seasoning Mix for the same great fresh taste.

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