Savory Basil Cheesecake

Savory Basil Cheesecake

prep time

minutes
cook time

minute
servings
1
cheesecake

Ingredients












Cooking Instructions

1

Combine crumbs and butter; press into bottom of lightly-greased 8- or 9-inch springform pan. Chill.


2

Combine basil, garlic, and mayonnaise in a blender, blend until smooth and set aside. In mixing bowl, beat together the ricotta, blue cheese and parmesan until blended. Beat in basil mixture. Spread mixture over crust, pressing and smoothing top. Chill at least 8 hours or overnight. When ready to serve, remove sides of pan and place cake on platter. Press chopped, toasted almonds onto sides of cheesecake, if desired. To garnish top of cheesecake, make a "flower" with slivered almonds and chive stems, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers, vegetable slices and toast.


Ingredients












Cooking Instructions

1

Combine crumbs and butter; press into bottom of lightly-greased 8- or 9-inch springform pan. Chill.


2

Combine basil, garlic, and mayonnaise in a blender, blend until smooth and set aside. In mixing bowl, beat together the ricotta, blue cheese and parmesan until blended. Beat in basil mixture. Spread mixture over crust, pressing and smoothing top. Chill at least 8 hours or overnight. When ready to serve, remove sides of pan and place cake on platter. Press chopped, toasted almonds onto sides of cheesecake, if desired. To garnish top of cheesecake, make a "flower" with slivered almonds and chive stems, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers, vegetable slices and toast.


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