Hot Pizza Dip

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

24 servings (about 3 cups)

Updated: Feb. 14, 2024
You can assemble this easy appetizer in a jiffy. The pizza dip goes very fast, so you may want to make two batches. —Stacie Morse, South Otselic, New York

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • Breadsticks or tortilla chips

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and Italian seasoning. Spread in an ungreased 9-in. microwave-safe pie plate.
  2. Combine mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses; sprinkle half over the cream cheese. Top with the pizza sauce, remaining cheese mixture, green pepper and onion.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is almost melted, rotating a half-turn several times. Let stand for 1-2 minutes. Serve with breadsticks or tortilla chips.
Pizza Dip Tips

What toppings can you add to pizza dip?

Like pizza, you can make this dip your own by adding your favorite pizza toppings, including cooked sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes and olives. The sky’s the limit!

What can you serve with hot pizza dip?

Anything you'd serve with similar dip recipes works for this pizza dip, especially tortilla chips, baguette slices, crackers and pita chips. If you want to go big, try one of these homemade breadstick recipes or this great garlic bread to go with the pizza dip.

Can you make hot pizza dip in the oven or slow cooker?

Yes! To make hot pizza dip in a slow cooker, toss all ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on high for 1 hour. In the oven, combine the ingredients in a 9-in. pie plate and bake at 375°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Want even more of our best potluck, picnic and party appetizers? Check out ham and Swiss sliders, dill pickle dip and smoky bacon wraps.

Julie Schnittka, Taste of Home Senior Editor

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 62 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.