Olive Garden Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

Recipe by Cook4_6
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Arrange sliced Italian bread flat on a baking sheet and cover with foil. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Combine sour cream, thyme, red pepper, cayenne pepper and four cheeses in a large bowl and blend thoroughly.
  • IF SERVING FAMILY-STYLE:
  • Spray an 8x10-inch casserole dish with pan spray, then use a spatula to transfer the mixture.
  • FOR INDIVIDUAL SERVINGS:
  • Spray eight individual heat-resistant serving bowls, such as souffle cups, with pan spray and fill each with 1/2 cup of mixture. Place individual bowls on a baking sheet. Using a large spoon, spread cheese mixture to create an even surface.
  • TO BAKE:
  • Place casserole dish or baking sheet with individual bowls on center rack in oven.
  • After five minutes, place baking sheet with bread, still covered, on top rack in oven. Bake for an additional five minutes. Remove bread and fonduta from oven.
  • TO SERVE:
  • Garnish casserole dish with diced tomatoes and parsley in center of fonduta or divide evenly among smaller bowls. Arrange bread slices around bowl(s) and serve immediately.
  • *This recipe calls for one of these two cheeses to be smoked and one to be regular).
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