Friday, January 11, 2013

Hot Pizza Dip



A couple days ago I started researching what new appetizers I could make for Superbowl Sunday. I decided to make this pizza dip tonight so that my husband and I could test it out and see how we liked it. Well, this one is topping the appetizer list! Warm cheesy goodness and the red pepper flakes gave it a nice little kick. We loved it and it was so filling that it ended up being our dinner.

Hot Pizza Dip
Adapted Slightly from AllRecipes.Com
Makes 16 servings
WW PP=2
Cal 83, Fat5.7g, Carbs 2.3g, Fiber 1g, Protein 4.8g

Ingredients
1 package cream cheese, softened ( I used light)
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (I used an Italian Blend)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 ounces pepperoni ( I used Turkey Pepperoni)
2 tablespoons sliced black olives


Mix together the cream cheese, oregano, garlic powder, basil, and red pepper flakes.
Spread mixture in the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate, or casserole dish.
Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese on top of the cream cheese mixture.
Spread the pizza sauce over all. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, then top with green pepper, pepperoni and olive slices.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. Serve hot with slices of crusty French bread, bread sticks, crustini, or tortilla chips. Enjoy!

14 comments:

  1. Oh yummy! Me thinks this is another great one to link up for Tailgating Time! You cook up my kind of goodies :)

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  2. I've decided to collect some links to great sounding appetizers to try for the Super Bowl this year. This one's a winner! Wish I had some now. LOL

    Thanks for linking up on our Naptime Review FB hop. So glad you did. I want to invite you to stop by my blog, Ducks 'n a Row, where we feature a Wonderful Wednesday blog hop. I would love it if you'd become a regular!

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    1. Thanks so much for the invite to link up. I will be sure to swing by your page!

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  3. This looks fab! We will have to try this!

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  4. PS love your blog!!! We are your newest followers
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  5. Total Yum! Great Football foodThanks so much for Linking up at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!!

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  6. I love this idea! Especially with the superbowl around the corner!

    Found you at Melt In Your mouth Monday ;)

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  7. This sounds amazing! And love that you can adapt it to your tastes! I would definitely throw some banana peppers in with mine. ;)

    Thank you for linking up with Marvelous Mondays!

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  8. Hi . Just wanted to let you know about Kishas fun linkup to Fill in the Blank Friday.
    http://www.kjaggers.com/2013/01/fill-in-blank-friday-link-up.html Check it out if you get a minute. Thanks, Lenetta

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  9. YUM !!! Thanks for sharing :) Pinning!

    ~Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

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  10. This is perfect for "game day" munching! Thanks for sharing on Tumbleweed Contessa's Super Bowl Party and grabbing our button.

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    1. PS. I included this in my Weekly Rays of Sunshine: http://www.tumbleweedcontessa.com/blog/weekly-rays-of-sunshine-14/

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  11. Bridget, thanks for bringing this great snack over. Cheers

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