Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip


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This attractive and innovative dip comprises three sauces layered one above the other in a bowl.

Pesto sauce loaded with basil, the famous Italian herb, milky cream cheese sauce with a dash of herbs and sun-dried tomato sauce.

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Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip recipe - How to make Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup cream cheese
3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes , soaked , drained and chopped

For The Pesto Layer
1/4 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
2 cups fresh basil leaves
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For Serving
vegetable crudités
potato wafers
  1. *for the pesto layer
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend into a smooth paste without adding any water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Put the sun dried tomatoes, ½ cup of water and salt in a mixer and blend into a smooth paste. Keep side.
  2. Take a deep glass bowl, spread the cream cheese evenly, top it with the pesto layer and spread it evenly
  3. Finally top it with the sundried tomato mixture and spread it evenly.
  4. Refrigerate it for 1 hour.
  5. Serve chilled with vegetable crudités and potato wafers.

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Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip
 on 09 Dec 16 04:09 PM

What an innovative dip ! loved all the flavours of tomato, basil and creamy cheese. It was fun to have it with chips, crackers and carrots and cucumber with my friends when they came over.
3-Layered Cold Dip
 on 27 Dec 10 11:37 PM

Its versatile and really tasty! Great dip!