Pesto, sun-dried tomato and cream cheese spread

Pesto, sun-dried tomato and cream cheese spread


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About this recipe: This is a delicious spread that is packed full of Mediterranean flavours. It's a layered spread consisting of cream cheese mixed with feta, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and pesto. Serve with crackers, crostini or crusty bread.


Serves: 30 

  • 225g unsalted butter
  • 350g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 225g cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dry vermouth
  • ground white pepper, to taste
  • 70g pine nuts, toasted
  • 55g sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 175g pesto

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. In a food processor, combine the butter, feta cheese, cream cheese, garlic, shallot, vermouth and white pepper. Process until smooth.
  2. Oil a medium bowl and line with cling film for easy removal. Layer the spread into the bowl as follows: sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, pesto, cheese mixture. Repeat. Pat down into the bowl and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. Turn the spread out onto a serving plate and remove cling film. Serve with crackers.

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