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Pizza Spread Recipe

For a satisfying snack, spread slices of French bread with this thick cheesy mixture. "It's a very adaptable recipe," notes reader Beverly Mons of Middletown, New York. "It would also be good with Italian sausage instead of ground beef."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 loaf Italian or French bread, cubed or sliced


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in marinara sauce and oregano. Gradually stir in cheese until melted. Pour into a fondue pot or a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker to keep warm. Serve with bread. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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jlowe03 User ID: 715794 45955
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"I made this for a New Year's party. It was the big hit of the night. I like to bake garlic bread loaves and cut into bite size pieces to dip."

AngieMM User ID: 4254253 35065
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2009

"My family loves this recipe. We share one big meal on Sunday, but sometimes have the munchies in the evening. This is a great fill-in during those times. We've also talked about having when we have college-aged friends come over and hang out. It's a fun food to share around the fondue pot at the table."

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