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Baked Pizza Dip

This pizza dip is easy to make and wonderful to serve at any gathering. If you like pizza, this will become a favorite to make for friends and family. It is versatile in that you can change the ingredients just like you would for any pizza toppings if you were making pizza.

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Baked Pizza Dip
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce package of cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano or you could use my homemade Italian seasoning mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil or one teaspoon fresh chopped basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch cayenne
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup cooked chopped ham
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni slices

Instructions

  • Soften cream cheese and mix with oregano, basil, garlic powder, cayenne and 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella using a mixer. Spread in the bottom of a 10 inch pie plate or a casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle on cheddar cheese. Spread tomato sauce on top of cheddar cheese. Sprinkle on green pepper and onion. Add the 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup chopped ham. Sprinkle on the 1 1/2 cups left of the mozzarella cheese and top with pepperoni slices.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Serve with taco chips or crackers.

Notes

You could use any cooked meat you like and different vegetables.