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  • Makes about 20 appetizers
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  • prep time: 10 minute(s)
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  • cook time: 15 minute(s)
1 loaf Italian bread, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices*
1 clove garlic, halved
1/3 cup Bertolli® Classico™ Olive Oil
2 cups Bertolli® Tomato & Basil Sauce
1 container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves

Preheat oven 425°.

Arrange bread on baking sheet. Evenly rub with garlic, then brush with Olive Oil. Bake 10 minutes or until golden. Evenly spread Pasta Sauce on bread, then top with cheese. Bake 5 minutes or until cheese is golden. Sprinkle with basil.

*SUBSTITUTION: Use your favorite prepared pizza crust instead of bread for a quick meal.

Cost per recipe*: $10.00

Cost per appetizer*: $0.50

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutrition Information per serving
Calories 140, Calories From Fat 70, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 8g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 230mg, Total Carbohydrates 13g, Sugars 3g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 8%, Iron 6%