-1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
-1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
-1/4 cup pine nuts (optional, I omitted in this recipe)
-1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (I didn’t have so I used 2 tablespoons dried parsley)
-1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
-1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-dash of pepper
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-1 block fat free cream cheese (softened)
-1 tablespoon of water
-1/2 cup shredded or grated parmesan cheese
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. To make pesto, combine all “Pesto Ingredients” in a food processor and blend until smooth.
3. In a bowl, combine the pesto mix, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, and water. Stir until blended.
4. Place dip in 9×9 baking dish and bake for 15 minutes. Switch oven to broiler and broil dip for 6-7 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.