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Herbed Holiday Spread

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Fashion a delightful Christmas star on top of cheese spread with two types of tasty pesto. It goes from start to finish in 25 minutes.

Ingredients

2
containers (6.5 ounces each) garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese
3/4
cup basil pesto
1/2
cup sun-dried tomato pesto or spread
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
cup marinated piquanté peppers from deli
80
assorted holiday crackers

Steps

  • 1 Spread garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese on flat plate, 9 to 10 inches in diameter, to within 1/2 inch of edge.
  • 2 Carefully spoon and slightly spread basil pesto into 3 separate star points; carefully spoon and slightly spread sun-dried tomato pesto into 2 separate star points, ending at edge of plate and leaving about a 3-inch circle uncovered in center. Sprinkle pesto star with parsley. Place peppers in center. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 Spread garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese on flat plate, 9 to 10 inches in diameter, to within 1/2 inch of edge.
  • 2 Carefully spoon and slightly spread basil pesto into 3 separate star points; carefully spoon and slightly spread sun-dried tomato pesto into 2 separate star points, ending at edge of plate and leaving about a 3-inch circle uncovered in center. Sprinkle pesto star with parsley. Place peppers in center. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Use toothpicks to mark points of star; spoon pestos into 5 separate star points.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
6g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
0%
Sodium
270mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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