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Cheesy pizza fondue

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Fabulous fondue just for kids

Fondue isn't just for adults. This velvety dip is a fantastic choice for a kids party or a family snack. The Cheesy Pizza Fondue features all the elements of cheese pizza, but it's more nutritious.
Cheesy pizza fondue

Kids love dipping the warm pita triangles in this fabulous dip. However you can also use it as a dip for chicken fingers, oven-baked fries, veggies or just about anything else.

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 Time: Approximately 5 minutes

Cook Time: Approximately 5 minutes

Preparation

Mix breadcrumbs and milk in a small bowl until fully moistened; set aside.

Combine tomato sauce and pepperoni (if using) in a small saucepan and heat to simmering.

Stir in breadcrumb-milk mixture and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir in cheeses until melted.  Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with warm pita triangles for dipping.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Information Per Serving (without optional ingredients): Calories 110; Total fat 3g; Saturated fat 1.5g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 520mg; Carbohydrate 16g; Fiber 2g; Protein 5g; Vitamin A 6%DV*; Vitamin C 8%DV; Calcium 10%DV; Iron 8%DV

*Daily Value

Recipe courtesy of Mealtime.org

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