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Savory pulled Pierce Chicken® Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad with sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, garlic, herbs, Gruyere and cream cheese blended into a warm creamy cheese dip. Served with toasted crostini.
|Cream cheese, softened||3 pounds|
|Gruyere cheese, shredded, divided||2 pounds (7½ cups)|
|Pierce Chicken® Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad (Code #17801), thawed||6 cups (Approx. ½ of a bag)|
|Pine nuts, toasted||3 cups|
|Sun-dried tomatoes, chopped||3 cups|
|Thyme, fresh, chopped||6 tablespoons|
|Garlic, peeled, minced||6 tablespoons|
|Black pepper||2 tablespoons|
|Sliced crostini bread, toasted||6 pounds|
- Mix the cream cheese, 6 cups shredded Gruyere cheese, Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad, pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl, using the paddle attachment, until blended.
- Portion 8 ounces into 24 (10-oz.) oven-safe ramekins. Garnish each with 1 tablespoon shredded Gruyere cheese.
- Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and dip is heated through. Serve with toasted crostini bread.