Striped Pesto Dip

Striped Pesto Dip

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"Served in a clear glass dish, this is a beautiful dip made with a cheese mixture alternating in layers with prepared pesto, and topped with walnuts. It's perfect for the holidays! Serve it with toasted French baguette slices."


15 m servings 103 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 98 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, sour cream and Parmesan cheese.
  2. In a small clear glass serving dish, spread 1/3 the cream cheese mixture. Top with 2 tablespoons pesto. Repeat layering, ending with a topping of pesto. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve.
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  1. 41 Ratings


very rich but everyone loves it. I thinnned it out a little by using more sour cream and whipped it in a mixer. I made it twice this Christams, the first time I used regular cream cheese and ...

The pesto dip is quite tasty; it was popular with my friends. I will have to try harder next time to make it pretty.

I served this as an appetizer for Christmas Eve and it was a big hit! Instead of serving it in a trifle bowl, I served it in individual glass bowls (still layered) along with toasted french bre...

really enjoyed this, and very easy to make. i make a few bowls of it every christmas. if you buy sun dried tomato pesto in addition to regular basil pesto then the red/white/green effect is very...

I think this took me all of 10 min to prepare, I had everything on hand for a quick late night snack with crackers. The guys absolutely loved it-I'm surprised the bowl wasn't licked clean! I u...

I always make this for parties. People who have had it before always request two of them because it goes so fast!

This dip was a big hit with a church group and my husband. I substituted ricotta cheese and half and half for the sour cream because I didn't have any. To make the layers look pretty I used ici...

this just didn't work for me , the pesto might have been too oily beacause it bled into the cheese making it curdley.

I made this for a New Year's party this past weekend. Unfortnately, I only had a red glass bowl so it was hard to see the stripes but the dip was rich and delicious. I used pecans instead of wal...