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Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread for your family or friends.
3/4 cream cheese
1 1/3 pepper
2 sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
1/3 cream cheese
4 tomato paste
1 1/2 garlic cloves
1/4 fresh basil
2 pine nuts
2 olive oil
1/4, NA, NA, NA, NA fresh lemon juice
If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 5 steps you must follow to make Layered Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Spread in your home by yourself.
Beat 2 (8-ounce packages cream cheese, butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Set aside.
Process dried tomatoes in a food processor until chopped. Add 1 (3-ounce package cream cheese, tomato paste, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Spoon into a bowl, and set aside. Wipe container of food processor clean.
Process garlic and next 4 ingredients in food processor until chopped. Add Parmesan cheese, remaining 3-ounce package cream cheese, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; pulse just until blended, stopping to scrape down sides., Spray a 6-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup butter mixture evenly on bottom of springform pan. Layer with half of tomato mixture, 1/2 cup butter mixture, and half of basil mixture; top with 1/2 cup butter mixture.
Repeat layers with remaining tomato mixture, 1/2 cup butter mixture, and remaining basil mixture. Top with remaining butter mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; chill at least 8 hours.
Run a knife gently around edge of pan to loosen sides. Remove sides of pan; carefully remove bottom of pan, and place layered spread on a serving tray. Garnish, if desired. Serve with crackers or baguette slices.
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