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Caprese Dip

Gooey, hot, melted fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil and flavorful pesto come together to create this caprese dip that you will NOT be able to put down. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 289kcal


  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • cup pesto
  • 16 ounces sliced fresh mozzarella
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5-10 basil leaves, chopped


  • In medium bowl mix together tomatoes, pesto and  salt. 
  • In 10 inch cast iron pan add tomatoes and pesto mixture. In a single layer, lay sliced mozzarella on top on tomatoes. Sprinkle with fresh mozzarella
  • Bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes. Just until cheese is melted. Do not let cheese over-cook or it will harden too quickly. 
  • Serve with crunchmaster crackers and baguettes


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 995mg | Potassium: 165mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 11.3mg | Calcium: 409mg | Iron: 0.8mg