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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