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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons - butter
  • 2 cups - grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 cups - dry bread crumbs
  • 2 cups - (packed) basil leaves
  • 1/2 cups - (packed) parsley
  • 1/4 cups - olive oil
  • 1 teaspoons - minced garlic
  • 2 packages - (8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 containers - ricotta cheese (15 oz.)
  • 4 - large eggs
  • 1/4 cups - chopped walnuts
  • - basil leaves, for garnish
  • Directions:

    Line cookie sheet with foil. Use butter to grease bottom and sides of springform pan.

    Mix 1/4 cup of Parmesan with bread crumbs; cover bottom and sides of pan. Refrigerate.

    In blender, process basil, parsley and garlic into a paste. Scrape into large bowl.

    Process cream cheese, ricotta and rest of Parmesan until smooth. Add eggs; process until smooth. Add basil mixture and blend.

    Pour into chilled pan, and place on lined cookie sheet.

    Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes in pan. Remove sides and cool in refrigerator.

    Garnish with basil leaves.

    Brief Description

    Cheesy torte baked in a springform pan.

    Main Ingredient:

    Cream cheese

    Category:  Appetizers

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s) 15 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 15 min

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    Posted On:

    September 18, 2018

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