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    Pesto Torte

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    • on November 05, 2006

      This is a delicious, very easy to make and great looking appetizer, especially for around the holidays. The instructions shouldn't tell you to end with a layer of pesto, however. If you start and end with cream cheese it will hold together much nicer. I also put a dollop of pesto then chopped up sun dried tomatoes on the very top after the torte was inverted. I would also recommend giving it time to soften before serving. It's getting made again for Thanksgiving since I can't wait any longer than that to try it again!

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    • on December 30, 2007

      I made half a recipe of this fantastic appetizer, for a holiday party, yesterday, and I'm going to repeat, tonight, for another party! (I did follow the previous rater's suggestion, though, and divided the cream cheese into 3 portions, for each recipe, so that I would end up with cream cheese on the top and bottom.) I made a poinsetta for the top, out of the sundried tomatoes (which I cut to resemble the flower petals), and basil (for the leaves). It was beautiful, and it tasted wonderful! Everyone devoured it! Thanks for sharing!

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    • on October 04, 2012

      I use a spring pan to make this pesto torte and line bottom with ground walnuts, or Italian bread crumbs, makes a good presentation, no need to invert.

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    • on July 19, 2010

      This is an awesome appetizer. I also do 3 layers of cream cheese otherwise it isn't very pleasant to look at. A hit at any party

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    Nutritional Facts for Pesto Torte

    Serving Size: 1 (96 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 375.9
    Calories from Fat 340
    Total Fat 37.8 g
    Saturated Fat 21.6 g
    Cholesterol 103.1 mg
    Sodium 429.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 5.6 g

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    pesto sauce


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