Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip

Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip
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Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip
Pepperidge Farm

Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip

Served with toasted wheat crisps, this savory dip combines cottage cheese and store-bought pesto, accented with fresh basil and toasted pine nuts to make a scrumptious appetizer. Recipe courtesy of Pepperidge Farm.

6
Servings
20
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 16-ounce container whipped cottage cheese
  • ½ Cup prepared basil pesto
  • Dash of ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • 96 toasted wheat crackers, such as Pepperidge Farm Baked Naturals Wheat Crisps Toasted Wheat

Directions

Stir the cheese and pesto in a small bowl. Season with the black pepper. Top with the basil and pine nuts. Serve with the wheat crisps for dipping.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
4mg
0%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
18mg
3%
Water
2g
0%

Pesto Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pesto Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.