Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip

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Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip. Think melty mozzarella cheese, crispy pepperoni, and crunchy Italian bread. A perfect blend of seasonings! #ad #LeaveBlandBehind

Are you thinking what I’m thinking?

If you’re thinking Pepperoni Pizza Dip, then we’re totally thinking the same thing. Especially THIS Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip. Think melty mozzarella cheese, crispy pepperoni, and crunchy Italian bread to dip in there. Think the most perfect blend of seasonings – designed to give you perfect flavor. Boy, this dip is PERFECT for your cold weather entertaining, because it will warm you right up. Especially Des, who has been known to say, “I don’t like any spicy foods – except for pepperoni.”

Indeed.

I have a secret weapon here, and it’s not even the amazing crispy pepperoni, homemade bread crisps, or melty cheese. It’s my McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning! This really takes the guesswork out of recipe free cooking. There are three new blends, and the other two are McCormick White Cheddar Pasta Seasoning and McCormick Parmesan Alfredo Pasta Seasoning. These blends are versatile, have transparent ingredients, and allow for “recipe free cooking” as well as “cooking as performance art.” We all love that, right? There’s a certain love in using what you have to make a little magic.

McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends are a great secret weapon to have in the kitchen. If you’re like me, you like to wing it. Imagine having all of your favorite flavors and seasonings together in one? You just add a few shakes of the bottle, and then you have created a new dish. They really inspire a love of home cooking. McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends will help you make your favorite pasta dishes with more versatility than existing box blends and sauces. They are made with no artificial flavors or colors, and these blends make meals you can feel good about serving your family. Ready for an easy dinner?

Simply heat your McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends on a stovetop in a bit of water or milk, and then toss with hot, cooked pasta. Available in flavors such as: White Cheddar Mac n’ Cheese, Tomato Basil, and Parmesan Alfredo – all at Walmart:

Here’s my easy and inspiring recipe:

Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip

Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip

Ingredients

  1. 1/3 cup McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning
  2. 3 oz pepperoni (half a bag)
  3. 8 oz cream cheese
  4. 8 oz pizza sauce
  5. 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  6. For the bread only:
  7. 1 loaf of Italian bread, sliced
  8. 1 tsp oregano
  9. 1 tsp basil
  10. 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • 1. Stack up your pepperoni slices and cut them in half
  • 2. Heat them on medium heat until a little crispy - about 5-10 minutes
  • 3. Remove from pan and drain excess grease
  • 4. In same pan over medium heat, stir in cream cheese and pizza sauce
  • 5. Add in McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning
  • 6. Stir until everything is smooth and melted together (no lumps left from cream cheese)
  • 7. Add pepperoni back in - turn the heat down to low
  • 8. Add mozzarella cheese and stir until just melted
  • 9. Meanwhile, put half the bread crisps ingredients in a gallon sealed bag
  • 10. Then add the other half - to better get the flavors mixed in
  • 11. Lay on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes at 350 until crispy
  • 12. Enjoy!
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The consistency is AMAZING, and the taste is full of perfect, blended flavor. It’s really easy and crowd-pleasing:

Head to Walmart and get your own McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends! What kind are you most excited to try?

Pepperoni Basil Pizza Dip. Think melty mozzarella cheese, crispy pepperoni, and crunchy Italian bread. A perfect blend of seasonings! #ad #LeaveBlandBehind

What’s your favorite dip?