*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Pesto And Sun Dried Tomato Torta
 
 Recipe By     : Good Friends Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Spreads
                 Good Friends Cookbook
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8      Oz            Pkg. Cream Cheese
      1/2  C             Butter
      1/2  Sm            Onion -- Chopped
      1/4  C             To 1/2 C Pesto
      1/2  C             Sun Dried Tomatoes -- Chopped
      1/2  C             Toasted Pine Nuts
                         Fresh Basil Leaves Or Parsley Sprigs -- For Garnish
 
 In a food processor or with a mixer, blend cream cheese and butter until
 smooth.
 Stir in onion just to blend.
 Line a 2-cup bowl with plastic wrap.
 Layer 1/3 of the cheese mixture in the bottom.
 Spread with 1/2 of the pesto, then 1/2 of the sun dried tomatoes.
 (Spread each of these right to the edge so the layers can b seen when
 unmolded).
 Add a second layer of cheese.
 Spread with remaining pesto, then sun dried tomatoes.
 Spread remaining cheese on top.
 Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
 Unmold at serving time and remove plastic wrap.
 Press pine nuts into surface.
 Garnish with fresh basil leaves or parsley sprigs.
 
 Makes about 2 cups
 
 
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 NOTES : Serve this spread with crackers or interesting breads.