Slow-Cooker Marinara Sauce with Mozzarella Cheese Dip

Instead of making mozzarella sticks with marinara dipping sauce, stir the cheese into the sauce for a hot and a hearty appetizer.

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups chunky marinara sauce
8
ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2
loaves (10 ounces each) baguette-style French bread, cut into 96 slices (about 1/2 inch thick), toasted
  • 1 Pour marinara sauce into 1 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting about 2 hours or until hot.
  • 3 Stir in cheese and basil. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 30 minutes or until cheese is just starting to melt. Serve with baguette slices.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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