What's the best about this easy appetizer dip? It could be the fact that it takes just 20 minutes to prepare or it could be the fact that this warm cheesy dip serves a crowd (deliciously).
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 32 Servings
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1/2 lb. (225 g) Italian turkey sausage
1-1/2 cups Classico di Campania Sweet Basil Marinara Pasta Sauce, divided
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1-1/2 cups Cracker Barrel Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese, divided
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese, divided
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Remove casings from sausage if necessary; crumble sausage into medium skillet. Cook on medium heat 6 to 8 min. or done, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup pasta sauce.
Mix cream cheese, ricotta, garlic, 1/2 cup mozzarella, and half each of the Parmesan and basil until blended; spread onto bottom of 9-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with sausage mixture.
Combine remaining cheeses; sprinkle over dip. Top with spoonfuls of the remaining pasta sauce.
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with pita chips and/or cubed crusty Italian bread.
Substitute a deep-dish pie plate for the baking dish.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 5 g
Saturated fat 3 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 5 g
32 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.