Are you having people over to your home in March? Whether you are into basketball or not, this great presentation will surely entertain anyone who comes to your home.
It is always good to have some fun in your life.
After all, it is March Madness right now.
Sports fans will have a ball dunking and dipping into this easy, cheesy supreme pizza-flavored dip. When it comes to hot appetizer recipes, this one is a slam dunk!
4 ounces hot or mild Italian sausage
- 1/2 cup finely chopped pepperoni or miniature pepperoni
- 1/2 cup finely chopped green sweet pepper
- 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
- 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
- 1 8 ounce can pizza sauce or 1 cup marinara sauce
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
- Sliced pitted black olives
- Assorted dippers, such as pita chips, pretzel crackers, bagel crisps, cucumber slices, and/or pepper slices
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a medium skillet combine sausage, pepperoni, sweet pepper, and mushrooms.
- Cook over medium-high heat until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl.
- Add cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, and pizza sauce to cooked pepperoni mixture and stir to combine.
- Transfer cheese mixture to the prepared pie plate and spread to an even layer.
- Sprinkle top of mixture with cheddar cheese.
- Place olives on top of the cheddar cheese to resemble the lines of a basketball.
- Bake dip about 20 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. Serve with assorted crackers and veggie dippers.
Enjoy this delicious and entertaining dip – your guests sure will.
All my best,
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