Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip


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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.

You can also try these recipes Olive Cream Cheese Dip and Radish, Cucumber and Curd Dip .

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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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Ingredients
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
Method
  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.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy268 cal
Protein6.1 g
Carbohydrates19.5 g
Fiber8.7 g
Fat18 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1871 mcg
Vitamin B10.6 mg
Vitamin B20.3 mg
Vitamin B32 mg
Vitamin C135.8 mg
Folic Acid150.5 mcg
Calcium268 mg
Iron3.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium66.2 mg
Potassium742.9 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese Cold Dip
5
 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
5
 on 27 Dec 10 11:37 PM


Its versatile and really tasty! Great dip!