Cheesy Pizza Fondue

  • Yield 6 servings

This velvety dip, made with vitamin A-rich canned tomato sauce, has the flavorful elements of cheese pizza and serves up some good nutrition.


2 tablespoons toasted breadcrumbs
1/4 cup milk
1 -- (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
2 slices pepperoni, finely chopped (optional)
2 ounces (1/2 cup) finely shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (optional)
2 -- whole-wheat pita breads (each cut in 6 triangles), warm



  1. Mix breadcrumbs and milk in a small bowl until fully moistened; set aside.
  2. Combine tomato sauce and pepperoni (if using) in a small saucepan and heat to simmering.
  3. Stir in breadcrumb-milk mixture and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in cheese(s) until melted.  Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with warm pita triangles for dipping.



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