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Greek Cheese Torta

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Ingredients
  French baguette 16 Ounce
  Garlic oil/Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed and pressed dry (1 Package)
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
  Greek rub 2 Tablespoon
  Crumbled feta cheese 8 Ounce (2 Packages, 4 Ounce Each)
  Sundried tomatoes in oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained and patted dry
  Shelled pistachios 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut baguette into ¼-inch-thick slices. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on baking sheet. Drizzle with olive or garlic oil. Bake 10-12 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Remove from oven; cool completely.

Line colander with paper towels. Place spinach into the colander; wrap paper towels around spinach and press until almost dry. Place cream cheese into a microwave safe bowl; microwave on HIGH 30 seconds, or until softened. Stir in spinach and rub; mix well. Add feta cheese; stir until well blended. Finely dice sun-dried tomatoes. Line a small round bowl with plastic wrap.
Spoon one-third of the cheese mixture into bottom of batter bowl, spreading evenly. Top with tomatoes, forming an even layer. Spread remaining cheese mixture over tomatoes. Refrigerate overnight.

To serve, invert torta onto serving platter. Remove plastic wrap. Coarsely chop pistachios; press onto top of torta. Serve with toasted baguette slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Need some great dip ideas which are suitable for any occasion? Then you should take a look at this delicious Greek cheese torta recipe which is rich is flavors’ of Greece and combines pistachios and baguette. Do not miss out some quick tips the chef mentions to prepare a scrumptious torta in less then 20 minutes

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1 Comment

perceptiveeye's picture
This is just lovely ! However I want to know if I can use some more vegetables like cabbage to this torta recipe ?