Caprese Dip

This is a hot dip that is always a hit. The cheese, tomato, and spices are balanced with the crunch of the crostini. So simple yet so full of flavor. You may want to make a double batch because it disappears quickly.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Broil time 3 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 421 kcal


  • 1 Measuring cup
  • 1 Set of measuring spoons
  • 1 Baking pan We used a disposable pan
  • 1 Spoon
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Bread Knife
  • 1 Small Cutting Board for the tomatoes
  • 1 Large Cutting board for the bread
  • 1 Cooling rack to place on the baking sheet for cooking the crostini


  • 8 Oz Colby Jack Cheese Shredded or Monterey Jack
  • 8 Oz Mozzarella Cheese Shredded
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Tsp Dry Mustard
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tsp Herbs de Provence
  • 1 Cup Basil Fresh only, plus a little for the top once its is cooked
  • 2 French Baguettes
  • 1/8 Cup Olive oil


  • Gather your ingredients
  • Preheat your oven to 350 F
  • Slice the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds with a spoon
  • Dice the tomatoes and set aside
  • Spray your pan with a little cooking spray (optional)
  • Add the sour cream to mixing bowl
  • Add in all the dry spices
  • Mix it all together
  • Add in the cheeses
  • Add the cup of fresh basil
  • Spread the mixture into the baking pan
  • Top with the tomatoes
  • Place in the oven for 12-13 minutes
  • Meanwhile slice the baguette into thin slices and place on the rack that is sitting in the baking sheet
  • Once your dip has cooked for 12-13 minutes turn the oven to broil
  • Drizzle the bread with a little olive oil
  • Leave the dip in the oven and place the crostini in to brown on broil
  • Remove them all once the dip and the bread are browned to your liking (approx. 3 minutes)
  • Place the rest of the fresh chopped basil on top of your warm dip
  • Serve with your crostini



Calories: 421kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 20gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 798mgPotassium: 199mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 809IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 497mgIron: 3mg
Keyword bake, bbq, Cheesy, creamy, Dinner Party, Dip, Entertaining, family, holiday
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2 thoughts on “Caprese Dip”

  1. 5 stars
    It was goobled up by family and I went to bed wanting more. OML. I put a some of my own ingredients in it too. Added some spinach and Thyme.

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5 from 2 votes
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