This dip comes from Town House Pita Crackers found in the Food Network October issue. As I have mentioned before I am continuously looking for ways to use the pesto I make fresh. I also froze some this past summer which is what I used over the holidays. This sounded really good especially with the pita crackers. Make your own favorite pesto or see my posts Pesto and Weight Watcher’s Pesto Two Ways. A delicious appetizer for the Super Bowl!
Creamy Pesto Dip
- 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup pesto
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp. lemon zest, grated
- 1/2 tsp. pepper
- 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, grated
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/4 tsp. kosher salt (optional)
- pine nuts for garnish (optional)
Heat the pine nuts over medium heat for a couple of minutes until they start to turn golden brown. Set aside.
Combine the cream cheese, pesto, lemon juice, lemon zest and pepper; stir in the cheese and milk. Add salt if desired.
Serve in a bowl sprinkled with the toasted pine nuts (optional) along with Keebler Town House Pita Crackers Sea Salt. This is a delicious way to use the pesto you make or buy year round.
Recipe by cooking with aunt juju https://cookingwithauntjuju.com/2014/01/13/creamy-pesto-dip/