Herb Cheese Spread

Enhance the flavor of three kinds of cheese with three herbs—basil, rosemary and chives.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
container (8 oz) fat-free cream cheese spread (1 cup), softened
2
oz feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
1
oz blue cheese, crumbled (1/4 cup)
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1
tablespoon finely chopped chives or green onion tops
2
red or green apples or pears, cut into 20 slices each, or assorted crackers
  • 1 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, feta cheese, blue cheese, basil and rosemary with electric mixer on medium speed, or with spoon until well mixed.
  • 2 Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until thoroughly chilled.
  • 3 To serve, place in serving bowl; sprinkle with chives. Serve with fruit or crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tablespoons Dip and 2 Apple Slices)
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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