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Three-Cheese Spread

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 15 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 18 servings
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Chèvre cheese adds dimension to Parmesan and cream cheese in this easy party spread that's perfectly suited to crackers or bread.

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese
1
package (6 oz) chèvre (goat) cheese
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
1/3
cup chopped fresh basil
1/4
cup diced red bell pepper
Sourdough cocktail bread slices or crackers

Steps

  • 1 In food processor, process all cheeses until well blended. Add basil and bell pepper; process with quick on-and-off motions until finely chopped and well blended. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
  • 2 Spoon cheese mixture into 3 (1-cup) ramekins or 1 (3-cup) bowl. Serve with bread slices.

Expert Tips

You can use 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves instead of the fresh basil.

Add a flavor kick to one of the three cheese bowls by stirring in red pepper sauce, a drop or two at a time to taste. Label the bowl as "spicy" so as not to surprise guests.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
8g
8%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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