Cheddar Pecan Torte
Cheddar Pecan Torte is the classiest savory dip you can make and serve at any occasion. Filled with the flavors of sharp cheddar cheese, crunchy pecans, zesty fresh onions, creamy cream cheese, and fragrant mango chutney to make this appetizer recipe. The beauty of this recipe is that you can make this up to one month in advance and freeze it until it's ready to be served. Serve with the crackers of your choice.
- 1 (12-ounce) package sharp cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 cup pecans, chopped
- 1 medium onion
- 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 mango chutney (or any jam like mango spread)
- 1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- 1 tablespoon beef granules
- 1/2 teaspoon basil
- 1 dash each of black pepper, celery seed, cumin, and nutmeg
Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 25mins
Combine cheddar cheese with pecans and onion. Place half of the mixture in an 8-inch round souffle dish.
Combine (8-ounce) package cream cheese with the chutney blend thoroughly. Spread over cheddar cheese mixture.
Drain spinach completely, squeeze (really squeeze) out all excess moisture. Add seasonings and remaining 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese. Blend thoroughly.
Top with remaining cheddar cheese mixture. refrigerate until serving time.
To serve invert on a plate and serve with crackers.