Italian Almond Torte Recipe

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Servings: 12


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  • 2 lb Fresh cream cheese, softened
  • 1 x Clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp Dry Italian herbs
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice Warm pepper sauce, to taste
  • 1 c. Sliced natural almonds, toasted *
  • 2 Tbsp. Pesto sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Tomato paste
  • 1/2 c. Minced Italian salami Crackers


  1. Beat cream cheese with garlic, herbs, lemon juice and warm pepper sauce.
  2. Finely chop 3/4 c. almonds; mix into cheese mix. Remove 1/2 c. cheese mix into a small bowl; beat in pesto sauce. Remove another 1/2 c. cheese mix to a small bowl; beat in tomato paste. Line a 4-c. fluted mold or possibly mixing bowl with cheesecloth, or possibly spray generously with nonstick vegetable coating. Pat 1 c. white cheese mix proportionately into bottom of mold. Pat pesto-cheese mix in even layer on top of white layer; pat 1/2 c. white cheese over pesto layer. Pat minced salami over white layer. Pat tomato-cheese mix in even layer on top of salami. Pat remaining white cheese into mold to create bottom layer. Refrigeratethoroughly. Unmold torte onto serving platter. Decorate top with remaining 1/4 c. almonds. Spread on crackers to serve.
  3. Servings: 20
  4. * To toast almonds, spread in an ungreased baking pan. Place in 350 degree oven and bake 5 - 10 min or possibly till almonds are light brown; stir once or possibly twice to assure even browning. Note which almonds will continue to brown slightly after removing from oven.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 83g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 290  
Calories from Fat 252 87%
Total Fat 28.68g 36%
Saturated Fat 14.93g 60%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 278mg 12%
Potassium 147mg 4%
Total Carbs 4.25g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 2.78g 2%
Protein 5.45g 9%
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