Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
Serve this appetizer with toasted bread slices or a variety of crackers.
Servings: 24 to 28
Prep Time: 15 mins
1 8 ounce packagecream cheese, softened
1/2 cuppurchased basil pesto or dried tomato pesto
6 slicesthinly sliced provolone cheese (about 6 oz.)
Thin baguette slices, toasted if desired, or crackers
Fresh basil leaves (optional)
Line a 7-1/2 x 3-1/2x2-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap, extending wrap beyond edges of pan; set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese and pesto with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Lay 2 slices of the provolone cheese in bottom and slightly up sides of pan. Spread half of the pesto mixture on cheese layer. Repeat layers; top with remaining 2 slices of provolone cheese. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Weight it down with a can of soup or vegetables. Chill overnight.
To serve, remove plastic wrap from top of terrine. Invert onto a serving plate and remove plastic wrap. Cut terrine lengthwise in half. Cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Serve with baguette slices or crackers. If desired, garnish with basil leaves. Makes 24 to 28 servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 94, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 16, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 1, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 194, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 128, Potassium (mg) 21, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet