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Gooey Pizza Dip

Pepperoni, tomatoes and olives dress up this cheesy baked dip. I serve it with breadsticks and wedges of baked Boboli. You can even prepare individual servings in ramekins if you like. —Kitti Boesel, Woodbridge, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    3 cups


  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup diced seeded plum tomatoes, divided
  • 1 can (2-1/2 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained, divided
  • 1/4 cup sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Assorted crackers


  • In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, mayonnaise, 1 cup mozzarella, Parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup tomatoes, 6 tablespoons olives, pepperoni, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes.
  • Spread into a 9-in. pie plate coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until edges are bubbly and top is golden brown. Sprinkle with remaining tomatoes and olives. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 cup: 124 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 493mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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  • SmittySmittySmitty
    Jan 18, 2014

    Well, gosh! I just was lookin round this website and I found these here snacks. I made them, an my hole family jess loved em! Wonderuss!

  • Pletoo
    Dec 1, 2012

    This was a big hit at a get together, there was quite an assortment of foods but this was the first dish emptied. I am not a big fan of pepperoni or olives and still really liked this dip.

  • stamper
    Oct 27, 2011

    Not a drop was left after sharing this with our home group ~ every single one requested the recipe! I didn't have crushed red peppers so substituted cayenne pepper and it was fine.

  • bzmommy
    May 22, 2009

    MY family loves this dip - the pan is always emptied. Not everyone like creamcheese so this is a great alternative to creamcheese based appetizers.