Tomato Pie Dip

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Everyone needs a go-to party snack recipe in their back pocket, and this super-simple, ooey-gooey, cheesy baked dip is to die for.

Tomato Pie Dip
 
Makes about 4½ cups
Ingredients
  • 1½ (8-ounce) packages mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2½ cups chopped seeded tomato (about 3 medium tomatoes)
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh basil
  • Toasted baguette slices, to serve
  • Garnish: chopped fresh basil, ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray an 8-inch cast-iron skillet with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, beat mozzarella, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and garlic salt with a mixer at medium speed until well combined; stir in tomatoes and basil. Spread mixture into prepared skillet.
  3. Bake until hot and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes; serve warm with toasted bread. Garnish with basil and pepper, if desired.
Notes
KITCHEN TIP: Make this dip Southwestern-flavored by swapping mozzarella for Monterey Jack, replacing garlic salt with taco or fajita seasoning, adding a minced jalapeño, and substituting cilantro for basil