Pesto Cheese Torte

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Dinner Dairy Over 30 min 5


Pesto Cheese Torte


Try this pesto cheese torte recipe for a dinner that is delightfully appetizing.


  • 1 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 qt DANNON® All Natural Plain Yogurt drained 35-40 minutes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • Tuscany toasts or bruschetta


Pre–heat oven 350F.

In a small bowl combine bread crumbs and oil: mix well. Press crumb mixture into a greased 9–inch springform pan.

In another bowl whisk together drained yogurt and eggs. Mix in pesto, grated Parmesan and season mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake torte for 45 minutes or until firm to the touch. Serve torte warm with bruschetta or Tuscany toasts.


Using Dannon® All Natural Plain Nonfat Yogurt each serving provides:

Calories: 220
Calories from Fat: 90
Total Fat (g): 10.0g
Saturated Fat: 3.0g
Cholesterol: 40mg
Sodium: 440mg
Total Carbohydrates: 20g
Dietary Fiber: < 1g
Protein: 12 g
Calcium: 30% DV

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