Kalamata Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes on Cream Cheese

Cream cheese complements salty olives and robust sun-dried tomatoes in a savory spread. Make it in 10 minutes!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 10

Ingredients

20
pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped (1/3 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped, drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
1
tablespoon oil from sun-dried tomatoes
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
medium clove garlic, finely chopped
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
Additional fresh basil leaves, if desired
40
assorted crackers
  • 1 In small bowl, stir together all ingredients except cream cheese, additional basil leaves and crackers.
  • 2 To serve, place softened cream cheese on serving platter. Using small metal spatula, spread cream cheese into 8-inch round. Spoon olive mixture over cheese. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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