Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip

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Pesto Cottage Cheese Dip
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
596
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
58%
Sugar
12g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Protein
17g
35%
Carbs
50g
17%
Vitamin A
182µg
20%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.3%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.4%
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
4mg
22%
Vitamin K
238µg
100%
Calcium
263mg
26%
Fiber
6g
22%
Folate (food)
71µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
74µg
18%
Folic acid
1µg
N/A
Iron
4mg
22%
Magnesium
105mg
26%
Monounsaturated
17g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
17%
Phosphorus
417mg
60%
Polyunsaturated
10g
N/A
Potassium
465mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
17.3%
Sodium
1160mg
48%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
16.4%
Zinc
2mg
16%

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