Wednesday, December 14, 2005

recipes by request...

tomato basil squares

1 package (10 oz) refrigerated pizza crust
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves snipped OR
2 teaspoons of dried basil leaves
2/3 cup mayo
1 garlic clove, pressed
4 roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

preheat oven to 375. unroll pizza crust onto a large cookie sheet.
sprinkle crust with 1 cup mozzarella cheese and set aside. in a bowl,
combine parmesan cheese, basil, mozzarella cheese, mayo, and garlic. mix well.
thinly slice tomatoes and put them in a single layer over the mozzarella cheese on the crust. place the cheese/mayo mixture over the tomatoes and spread evenly. bake 15-20 minutes or until top is golden brown. serve warm.


3/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups fresh tomato (i use roma)
10oz. frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
8 oz soft cream cheese
8 oz pepper jack cheese, shredded
1/3 cup half and half

mix all together and bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes. serve with bagel chips, ritz crackers or garlic rye chips. (i put this in a crock pot after it's done baking so it stays warm)


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