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Pampered Chef: Smokey Cheddar & Tapenade Torta Recipe

  1. dannyzmom

    dannyzmom Legend Member Gold Member

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    Does anyone have this recipe typed up or know where I can find it?
     
    Sep 21, 2009
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  2. ChefPaulaB

    ChefPaulaB Veteran Member

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    SMOKY CHEDDAR & TAPENADE TORTA

    12 oz cream cheese, softened, divided
    ½ cup chopped ripe olives, divided
    1 cup chopped green olives, divided
    8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
    ½ cup sliced green onions
    1/3 cup sour cream
    ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro, divided
    1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped, plus 1 Tbsp adobo sauce
    2 garlic cloves, pressed, divided
    ¼ tsp salt additional chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
    Toasted baguette slices (optional)

    Prep time: 35 minutes Total time: 3 hours, 35 minutes

    Prepare green onion, tapenade and cheddar layers: For green onion layer, place 8 oz of the cream cheese, ¼ cup of the green olives, green onions, 2 Tbsp of the cilantro, one garlic clove and salt in Classic Batter Bowl; mix well. For tapenade, combine remaining green olives, remaining cilantro, remaining garlice clove and ¼ cup of the ripe olives in (2 cup) Prep Bowl; mix well. For cheddar layer, combine remaining cream cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, chipotle pepper and adobo sauce in Stainless (2-qt.) Mixing Bowl; mix well.
    Assemble Torta: Line Small Batter Bowl with plastic wrap; spread evenly with ½ cup of the cheddar layer. Top with green onion layer, spreading evenly. Top with tapenade. Spread remaining cheddar mixture over tapenade. Cover and chill about 2 hours or until firm. Invert torta onto serving platter. Remove plastic wrap. Top torta with remaining ripe olives and additional cilantro, if desired. Serve with baguette slices, if desired.
    Yield: 32 servings
     
    Sep 21, 2009
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  3. nikked

    nikked Senior Member Gold Member

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    I just made this yesterday for a party. I don't do green olives AT ALL, but it was a big hit. Nothing left, everyone loved it! Enjoy!!!!
     
    Sep 21, 2009
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  4. dannyzmom

    dannyzmom Legend Member Gold Member

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    Thank you Paula!!!
    xoxo
     
    Sep 21, 2009
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  5. ChefPaulaB

    ChefPaulaB Veteran Member

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    Not a Problem!
     
    Sep 21, 2009
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