Let’s Cut to the Chase…and the Cheese

pizzaAdmit it: You love cold pizza for breakfast. So why not just cut to the chase and start out with a cold pizza?

This recipe matches beautifully with Merlot or Zinfandel…but probably not for breakfast.



  • 2 pkgs. crescent roll or pizza dough
  • 2 (8-oz.) pkgs. light cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup light salad dressing, such as Miracle Whip
  • 2 tsp. taco sauce
  • 2 tsp. dill weed
  • 2 cups Colby, Cheddar or Mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 jar black or green olives


  1. Place dough on greased pizza pan and bake as directed.
  2. Cream together cream cheese, salad dressing, taco sauce and dill weed.
  3. Spread on cooled roll dough.
  4. Add vegetables on top of spread.
  5. Sprinkle grated cheese on top, and serve.
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