Go Back

Warm Feta Cheese Bread Ring Dip

8 8 8
WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Warm Feta Cheese Bread Ring Dip – Soft and buttery pull apart rolls baked around a warm feta cheese dip!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Macedonian
Calories:
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

FOR THE ROLLS

  • refrigerated pizza dough (about 1 to 1.5 pounds)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

FOR THE FETA CHEESE DIP

  • 4 garlic cloves , minced, divided
  • 1 can Hunt's diced tomatoes , drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tub (6 ounces) crumbled fat free feta cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese , shredded
  • 1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese , shredded

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Cut pizza dough in about 12 pieces and shape into golf ball sized rolls.
  • Arrange the rolls around the perimeter of a cast iron skillet and set aside.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Add Italian Seasoning, dried parsley, garlic powder, salt and pepper to the melted butter; mix until well combined.
  • Brush the rolls with the prepared butter and set a small inverted bowl into the center to keep the dough from filling up too much of the center; Cover and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, combine half of the minced garlic, the tomatoes, oregano, basil, and olive oil in a small mixing bowl; stir and mix until incorporated.
  • Remove the bowl from the cast iron skillet.
  • Place half of the feta cheese in the middle of the skillet; sprinkle remaining garlic over the cheese.
  • Spoon the prepared tomatoes over the feta cheese.
  • Add the remaining feta over the tomatoes; sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the rolls are cooked through and the cheese is bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and serve warm.