California Torte

Recipe by LorenLou
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Line a one-quart dish with plastic wrap.
  • Place the garlic and cheeses in a food processor, and process.
  • Add oil and thyme, and process again until well combined.
  • Spread 1/3 of the cheese mixture in the dish.
  • Then spread the pesto over the cheese.
  • Spread another 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the pesto.
  • Next, layer with the chopped red peppers.
  • Finish with the final layer of cheese.
  • Cover and chill at least 2 hrs.
  • When ready to serve, unmold onto serving plate and garnish with additional red pepper strips, and fresh herbs (thyme or basil) if desired.
  • Serve with crackers or raw veggies.