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Christmas Layered Cheese Loaf Recipe

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Barbie Lewis Champlin
Added: Monday, June 29, 2009


2 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. butter, softened
3 T. milk
2 pkgs. (10 oz. each) chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 c. lightly packed fresh parsley, stems removed
1 T. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. oregano
1 1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 c. chopped pecans or walnuts
French bread slices to serve
1/2 c. vegetable oil

In mixing bowl beat cream cheese, butter and milk until smooth. Set aside.

In blender or food processor combine spinach, parsley, nuts, vegetable oil, lemon juice, garlic and seasoning. Process until smooth. Add Parmesan cheese and blend thoroughly.

Line a 7 1/2" x 3 1/3" x 2" loaf pan with plastic wrap. Spread 1/3 of the cream cheese mixture evenly in the bottom of the pan. Top with half of the spinach mixture, spreading evenly. Repeat the layers, ending with the cream cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate 3-4 hours or overnight.

Unmold and carefully remove the plastic wrap. Garnish as desired and serve with slices of French bread.
You can garnish with a simple garnish of fresh herbs and pink peppercorns . This is very elegant.

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