Dried Tomato Torta Recipe

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Dried Tomato Torta Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup cream cheese -- at room
1 temperature
1 cup unsalted butter -- at room
1 temperature
1 cup parmesan cheese -- freshly
1 grated
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes,
1 oil-packed -- drained
1 (reserve oil
2 tbsp oil -- from dried tomatoes
2 cup fresh basil leaves --
1 lightly packed

Recipe Preparation

With an electric mixer or food processor, beat cream cheese, butter
and parmesan cheese until very smoothly blended. Cut 4 tomatoes into
thin strips; set aside. Whirl remaining tomatoes, oil and about 1/2
cup of the cheese mixture until tomatoes arevery smoothly pureed;
scrape puree back into bowl with cheese mixture and beat to blend.
Cover bowl and chill for about 20 minutes, or until firm enough to
shape. Mound cheese on a platter. If made ahead, cover with and
inverted bowl (don't let it touch the cheese) and chill up to 3 days;
serve at room temperature. Arrange reserved tomato strips and basil
leaves around torta. Sunset suggests spreading cheese on toast (they
recommend toasted pita bread triangles) and topping with a basil leaf
and a tomato strip. Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings.

Recipe By : Sunset Magazine



Servings: 8




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