Pesto Cheese Spread Logs

Looking for a homemade dip? Then check out these logs made with cheese and pesto – perfect for gift giving.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1/2
cup purchased pesto sauce
2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
4
oz. (2/3 cup) crumbled feta cheese
1
(2-oz.) jar diced pimiento, well drained on paper towel
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2/3
cup pine nuts
  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine pesto, cream cheese and feta cheese; process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Carefully stir in pimiento. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 2 Divide mixture in half. On waxed paper, form into two 6x1 1/2-inch logs; roll in parsley and pine nuts. Wrap and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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