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Baked pasta sauce with garlic and mozzarella served with toasted baguette.
Category: Hot dips
Prep Time: 10 min(s)
Cook Time: 20 min(s)
Recipe Type: Public
Posted By: cookingmama
Posted On: Apr 09, 2017
Number of Servings:
- 2 cups - pasta sauce
- 1 cloves - garlic minced
- 8 ounces - fresh bocconcini mozzarella or mozzarella cheese cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoons - extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cups - torn fresh basil leaves
- 1 - baguette
- - olive oil
- - shredded Parmesan cheese
- - crushed dried basil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In four 12- to 16-ounce shallow ovenproof dishes (or one 1-1/2 quart dish) layer pasta sauce, garlic and mozzarella.
Bake 20 minutes or until mozzarella is melted.
Meanwhile, diagonally cut baguette into 1/2-inch slices. Lightly brush with additional olive oil. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 2 minutes. Turn slices; sprinkle with Parmesan and dried basil. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Remove baked mozzarella from oven; drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over top of it, and sprinkle with fresh basil leaves. Serve with toasted baguette slices.