Mozzarella and Basil with Marinara Sauce

Baguette slices are sturdy dippers for an Italian-style appetizer you can make in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 10

8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2
cups chunky marinara sauce
French baguette slices

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In shallow 2-quart casserole, place cheese cubes. Sprinkle with basil. Spoon marinara sauce around cheese.
  • 2 Bake uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is hot and bubbly. Serve with baguette slices.

Expert Tips

Look for the marinara sauce near the refrigerated pasta or with the jars of pasta sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.