Bread and Spreads Platter

Your guests will relish these assorted cream cheese spreads with baguette slices. Ready in just 20 minutes!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

2
containers (8 oz each) chives-and-onion cream cheese spread
1/4
cup diced drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
1/4
cup chopped pimiento-stuffed green olives
2
tablespoons refrigerated basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
Leaf lettuce leaves
1
loaf (20 inch) baguette French bread (12 oz), cut into 1/4-inch slices

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Among 3 small bowls, divide cream cheese. Stir red peppers into cream cheese in 1 bowl. Stir olives into cream cheese in another bowl. Stir pesto into cream cheese in third bowl.
  • 2 Line serving platter with lettuce leaves. Mound 3 spreads on lettuce leaves. Surround with bread slices.
  • 1 Among 3 small bowls, divide cream cheese. Stir red peppers into cream cheese in 1 bowl. Stir olives into cream cheese in another bowl. Stir pesto into cream cheese in third bowl.
  • 2 Line serving platter with lettuce leaves. Mound 3 spreads on lettuce leaves. Surround with bread slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Radicchio, a ruby-red salad green, makes colorful "bowls" for these tasty spreads. Or, use Bibb or leaf lettuce leaves.

Make little paper flags identifying the three spreads. Attach them to toothpicks and place in the spreads.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.