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    Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread

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    20 mins

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    dicentra's Note:

    From Cooking Light. The photo of this is absolutely gorgeous! Perfect for a Christmastime appetizer - stripes of red, white and green.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Beat 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Set aside.
    2. 2
      Process dried tomatoes in a food processor until chopped. Add 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, tomato paste, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Spoon into a bowl, and set aside. Wipe container of food processor clean.
    3. 3
      Process garlic and next 4 ingredients in food processor until chopped. Add Parmesan cheese, remaining 3-ounce package cream cheese, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; pulse just until blended, stopping to scrape down sides.
    4. 4
      Spray a 6-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup butter mixture evenly on bottom of springform pan. Layer with half of tomato mixture, 1/2 cup butter mixture, and half of basil mixture; top with 1/2 cup butter mixture.
    5. 5
      Repeat layers with remaining tomato mixture, 1/2 cup butter mixture, and remaining basil mixture. Top with remaining butter mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; chill at least 8 hours.
    6. 6
      Run a knife gently around edge of pan to loosen sides. Remove sides of pan; carefully remove bottom of pan, and place layered spread on a serving tray. Garnish, if desired. Serve with crackers or baguette slices.

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    Nutritional Facts for Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread

    Serving Size: 1 (66 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 219.9
     
    Calories from Fat 195
    88%
    Total Fat 21.7 g
    33%
    Saturated Fat 11.8 g
    59%
    Cholesterol 53.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 331.0 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.1 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    2%
    Protein 3.8 g
    7%

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