Christmas Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Tort

Christmas Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Tort

A perfect starter for the party, make extra as it will go fast.

Christmas Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Tort
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Ingredients
  • 16 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 oz blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pistachios, roasted
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes, packaged in oil
  • ¾ cup fresh pesto
Instructions
  1. In WonderMix mixer or food processor cream together the cream cheese, blue cheese crumbles, and grated parmesan cheese.
  2. In a food processor add the pistachios, sun dried tomatoes, and fresh pesto. Chop until coarsely mixed, but not a paste.
  3. In a small dish lined with wax paper or saran wrap, spread ⅓ of the cheese mixture on the bottom.
  4. Top with half of the nut mixture, and then another ⅓ of the cheese.
  5. Top again with the rest of the nuts, and finally spread on the last third of the cheese mixture that's left.
  6. Fold over the wax paper or plastic wrap over the top and chill overnight.
  7. The next day, unfold the wrapping and turn out the dish, upside down on a serving tray.
  8. Remove the dish and paper or plastic wrap.
  9. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve with toasted