YIELD: 16 servings
2 each French bread baguettes (about 8 ozs. each)
8 oz. light cream cheese
1 cup non-fat or low-fat ricotta cheese
4 tsps. dried oregano
4 tsps. dried basil
2 cups pizza sauce, canned
2 medium onions, cut into paperthin wedges
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
as needed parsley flakes (optional)
- Split baguettes in half lengthwise. Pull out some bread from center of each half, leaving a 1/2-in. shell.
- Beat cheeses and herbs with fork and spread mixture along length of each bread half.
- Place a ribbon of pizza sauce and a single layer of onions over cheese mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan and bake on baking sheets at 400°F for 30 minutes, or until onion is tender and tips are slightly blackened, but crust is not too dark.
- Sprinkle with dry parsley flakes, if desired. Cut crosswise into narrow strips and serve.