Oftentimes when preparing a dinner for entertaining ,I like to prepare as much as possible ahead of time, this is the secret to great entertaining.This dip is creamy and delicious and can be prepared 3 days ahead of time. Just store it refridgerated ,in an air tight container,just be sure to return it to room temperature before serving.
one 15 oz jar of roasted red peppers ,drained and rinsed.
8 oz goat cheese ,at room temperature
4 oz cream cheese , at room temperature.
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tsp fresh thyme ,leaves only
1 tsp fresh flat leaf parsley ,finely chopped
Place 3/4 of the peppers ,both cheeses ,salt ,herbs and walnuts
in the bowl of a food processor. Process till just creamy and mixed.Pour onto a bowl and stir in the rest of the red pepperswhich are finely chopped.
Store refridgerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Bring to room temperature prior to serving.