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Baked Tomato and Basil Spread

photo by:kraft
This baked appetizer spread owes its great flavor to more than just tomato and basil! Special thanks also go out to Parmesan, mayo and mozzarella.
10 min
30 min
2-1/2 cups or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

What You Need

cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
cup  KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
cup  KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
pkt.  GOOD SEASONS Italian Dressing Mix
 tomato, cut in half, seeded and chopped
Tbsp.  chopped fresh basil

Make It

PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Reserve 2 Tbsp. of the Parmesan cheese; set aside. Mix remaining Parmesan cheese with the mayo, mozzarella cheese and dressing mix in medium bowl. Add tomatoes and basil; mix lightly.

SPOON into 9-inch pie plate or quiche dish; sprinkle with reserved Parmesan cheese.

BAKE 18 to 20 min. or until heated through. Serve with RITZ Crackers and assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 30 calories and 3 grams of fat per serving by reducing the Parmesan cheese to 3/4 cup and preparing with KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese.
Substitute 2 tsp. dried basil leaves for the 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil.
Make Ahead
Mix ingredients as directed. Do not bake. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours. When ready to serve, uncover and bake at 350°F for 20 to 25 min. or until heated through. Serve as directed.
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