Serve this colorful and savory basil cheesecakewith assorted crackers, vegetable slices and/or crostini.
Recipe: Savory Basil Cheesecake
1 cup fine Italian bread crumbs
3 tablespoons melted butter
1 cup packed basil leaves
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 (15-ounce) carton Wisconsin Ricotta cheese (can substituteWisconsin Mascarpone)
1/4 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin Blue Cheese
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese, grated
1/2 cup finely chopped, toasted almonds, optional
Slivered almonds, optional
Fresh chives, optional
Makes 50 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
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