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  • 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
  • Directions:

    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.

    Brief Description

    Baked pasta sauce with garlic and mozzarella served with toasted baguette.

    Main Ingredient:

    pasta sauce

    Category:  Hot dips

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 10 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


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    Posted On:

    April 9, 2017

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