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Italian Appetizer Wedges

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 12

Add a fresh finish to these appetizers by garnishing each serving with a thin slice of fresh plum tomato and shredded fresh basil. ...MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Ingredients

Appetizers

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian-style bread crumbs
1/3
cup chopped fresh basil
1/4
cup grated Romano cheese
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
cup part-skim ricotta cheese
3
tablespoons extra-virgin or regular olive oil
3
plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, diced

Garnish

1
Italian plum tomato, sliced, if desired
8
fresh basil leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet. With rolling pin, roll into 12-inch round.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix bread crumbs, chopped basil, Romano cheese, salt, pepper, ricotta cheese and oil. Stir in diced tomatoes. Spoon and spread mixture over crust to within 3 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust 3 inches over filling; crimp crust slightly.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into wedges. Garnish with tomato slices and basil leaves. Serve warm or cool.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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