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Cheesy Pizza Fondue

Add some sophistication to your snack time with fondue. This velvety dip, made with vitamin A-rich canned tomato sauce, has the flavorful elements of cheese pizza and serves up some good nutrition. Enjoy it with whole-wheat pita points or as a delectable dip for raw veggies, chicken fingers, mini-meatballs or oven-baked fries.

Recipe by Canned Food Alliance
Servings
6
Tags
lunch, nut free, main-dish, valentines day

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons toasted breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 can (15 ounces) 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

Preparation

  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 cheeses until melted.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with warm pita triangles for dipping.