Layered Torte Appetizer

Recipe by Manda
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 10-12


  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1
    package hidden valley ranch dressing mix
  • 1
    (6 ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 13
    cup roasted red pepper, drained and chopped
  • 1
    dash salt and black pepper
  • 1 -2
    clove garlic, minced
  • 3
    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • sliced black olives (optional)


  • Cream the cream cheese and salad dressing mix together.
  • In separate bowl, stir together artichokes, peppers, salt and black pepper, garlic, and parsley.
  • In a 3-cup bowl lined with plastic wrap, alternate layers of cheese and vegetables, beginning and ending with cheese layer.
  • Invert onto plate; remove plastic wrap.
  • You may garnish the top with additional parsley or with sliced black olives, if desired.
  • Serve with crackers or fresh veggie dippers.