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Baked Cheese Dip, this caprese cheese dip is insanely delicious
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Caprese Baked Cheese Dip

This Caprese Baked Cheese Dip is an easy and tasty appetizer that is absolutely delicious. With fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, and red sauce! Yum!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: basil, caprese baked, cheese dip, mozzarella, red sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 173kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cups Bertolli Tomato & Basil red sauce
  • Baguette slices toasted with a touch of olive oil.

Optional:

  • Balsamic Glaze to drizzle on top
  • Additional fresh basil to garnish the top

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small baking dish, layer mozzarella, then basil, then Bertolli Tomato & Basil sauce.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese has melted and sauce is bubbling.
  • While the dip is in the oven, slice bread, lay out in an even layer on a baking sheet.
  • Drizzle a touch of olive oil over the top.
  • Put in oven with cheese dip for the last 6 to 8 minutes until toasted and golden. If needed, broil both for about 2 minutes at end to finish.
  • Garnish with fresh basil, if desired, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze which will give you a silky smooth tart but sweet flavor
  • Serve warm with toasted bread slices.

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 1076mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 0.8mg