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Basil Pesto and Cream Cheese Ball
Homemade Pesto with slightly seasoned Cream cheese and Provolone cheese served with Baguette slices or Wheat Thin type crackers.
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INGREDIENTS
5 Cloves Garlic
2 Cups Fresh Basil (rinsed and dried)
1/2 cup firmly packed fresh Parsley (no stems)
1/3 cup Olive oil
1/4 cup Pine nuts
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
8 oz Cream Cheese (may use light)
1-2 crushed garlic cloves
dried parsley- 1/2 tsp or desired taste
dried basil- 1/2 tsp or desired taste
Herbamare Seasoning salt (or your favorite) desired taste
Provolone cheese slices (may need approx. 8 slices)
Instructions
Pesto: Blend together Fresh Basil, Garlic, and Fresh Parsley, in Cuisinart processor. Dribble Olive oil through the top while processing. Then add the Parmesan cheese, Pine nuts and Salt & Pepper; process until thoroughly mixed.
Cream Cheese Pesto Ball Directions: Mix cream cheese, crushed garlic, dried parsley, dried basil and season salt (I like Herbamare)- mix in 1/- Tbsp. Hot water to make creamier. Line a bowl (or can use Jello mold type bowl) with 4-5 slices of Provolone cheese, Layer 1/2 pesto, then 1/2 cream cheese mixture, then remaining Pesto, then remaining cream cheese. Place remaining Provolone on top. (may also shred some of provolone if desire) Serve with Wheat Thins or Baguettes and a small knife to cut into it.
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