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Makeover Hot Pizza Dip Recipe

Makeover Hot Pizza Dip Recipe

This standout makeover has less than half the saturated fat and way fewer calories than the original recipe. Guaranteed to be a hit at your next gathering! Trisha Kruse - Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 4 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces), cut into 1/4-inch slices, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and Italian seasoning until smooth; spread into a 9-in. microwave-safe pie plate. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
  • 2. In a small nonstick skillet, saute pepper and onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Spoon over cheeses. Spread pizza sauce over pepper mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses, pepperoni and olives.
  • 3. Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with toasted baguette slices. Yield: about 4 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 154 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 466mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

Reviews for Makeover Hot Pizza Dip

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ctmlotame User ID: 7058134 119864
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"good"

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 173547
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2010

"Really good - I served it with garlic triscuits instead of the bread and it was still fantastic!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.