Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Dip

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop garlic in processor. Add basil, ¼ cup pine nuts, oil, and lemon juice. Process until well blended. Add 1/3 cup cream cheese and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese. Pulse until blended. Transfer to medium bowl.
  • Coarsely chop tomatoes in processor. Add tomato paste and process until mixture is almost smooth. Add 1/3 cup cream cheese and blend well.
  • Beat 2 cups cream cheese and butter in large bowl until fluffy. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spray 6-cup soufflé dish with nonstick spray. Line with plastic wrap, extending plastic wrap over sides.
  • Spread ¾ cup cream cheese-butter mixture evenly over bottom of prepared dish. Top with ½ of tomato mixture, then 1/2 cup cream cheese-butter mixture, then ½ of pesto mixture.
  • Repeat layering with ½ cup cream cheese-butter mixture, remaining tomato mixture, ½ cup cream cheese-butter mixture, remaining pesto. Top with remaining cream cheese-butter mixture.
  • Cover and Chill overnight.
  • (Can be made 3 days ahead. Keep refrigerated).
  • Invert on to platter. Peel off plastic. Garnish with basil and pine nuts. Serve with baguette slices or crackers.
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