Creamy Pesto Dipping Sauce (For Veggies) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Creamy Pesto Dipping Sauce (For Veggies) Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Creamy Pesto Dipping Sauce (For Veggies)

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"Spice up your veggies with a pesto flavored dip from Buitoni. This incredibly indulgent dip uses only a few ingredients but packs a full-flavored punch."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. PLACE pesto, cream cheese, sour cream and Parmesan cheese in food processor or blender; cover. Process until creamy.
  2. SERVE with fresh vegetables and/or shrimp.
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Footnotes

  • Please look in your Grocer's Refrigerated Section for Buitoni's Pasta and Sauces
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 23, 2003

Good for veggies, pretzels and chips.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 17, 2006

Not bad, but not great either. A little bland for my taste.

 

22 Ratings

Dec 20, 2002

This recipe was super-easy to make. If you have a food processor use it instead of the blender, which required a lot of intervention when mixing. I didn't think the original recipe would be enough for a dinner party of 8 so I doubled it, but now I'm stuck with plenty of extra.

 
Aug 29, 2002

used ricotta instead of cream cheese. turned out great!

 
May 04, 2005

Oh, so yummy! I used the whole brick of cream cheese, which after being in the frig, made it more of a spread than a dip, but it did soften up after sitting out. Great with veggies and pita chips. I heated up the leftovers and used it as a sauce on tortellini and that was wonderful, too!

 
Nov 06, 2002

I made this for a party and it was great! The pesto adds a nice zippy flavor and it complements all the fresh vegetables.

 
Oct 08, 2005

I just have one word for this...WOW!!! I am so glad I found this recipe! I had some pesto that I didn't want to go to waste, and I was so tired of the traditional spinach/ranch veggie dips! It is simple yet very elegant, and most likely you will have all the ingredients in your frig. I did use a whipped cream cheese, and low fat sour cream, just so I wouldn’t feel so guilty. I served this at a dinner party with assorted veggies and wine and cheese for an appetizer…but after the dip was devoured no one was really hungry for the main course ;)

 
Sep 18, 2005

Found this veggie dip while searching for something "different" to bring to a work social to go along with my veggie tray. Wow! So good, i mean, really good! If you are looking for something other than french onion or ranch, this is it. Might be too strong of a flavor for some, but i enjoyed it.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 170 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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