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Sun-Dried Tomato With Fresh Basil Spread Recipe

Sun-Dried Tomato With Fresh Basil Spread

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"With just three ingredients, this cream cheese spread is easy to assemble, and is great for impromptu entertaining."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Place sun-dried tomatoes in the work bowl of a food processor; pulse until coarsely ground. Add basil; pulse until finely ground. Add cream cheese; process until well-mixed. Transfer to a serving bowl or storage container.
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  • Copyright 2004 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 25, 2005

Very easy to make and tastes great.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 08, 2006

I served this a couple times and it did not have a very good "eye appeal" so it was never well received - it's hard to make it look appetizing! The flavor was fine, but it just didn't sell !

 

18 Ratings

Jan 23, 2006

This just didn't work.

 
Jul 19, 2006

I just served this this past weekend and couldn't believe how quickly it was eaten. I added 2 cloves garlic, freshly ground black pepper and a dash of ceyanne pepper. I used it as a spread for the veggie platter, and I recieved so many compliments. I say try the basic recipe, but add things to make it your own.

 
Apr 04, 2006

I personally was not crazy about it. Some may like it, but I did not.

 
Jun 22, 2009

This dip is amazing! I also used sun-dried tomatoes that were not in oil, so I added a little drizzle of olive oil. I also added about 1 tsp of minced garlic and about 1/4 tsp of onion powder. Served with crunchy sesame sticks and cracked black pepper crackers - everyone loved it! I will definitely make this again.

 
May 17, 2010

Great treat (non-sugary for a change!) for Hubs to take to the office that came together in a snap. I used the package of cream cheese as called for, but only added the other ingredients to taste, using somewhat less than called for and a small clove of minced garlic. I pulsed it in the food processor just long enough so that it was still "whitish" but with flecks of the tomatoes and basil. Beautiful. Delicious too. I served it with homemade crostini (cut small baguettes into 1/4" slices, brush each side lightly with olive oil. Season lightly with salt and pepper or garlic salt, if desired, and a dusting of freshly grated Parmesan. Bake at 375* until golden brown.)

 
Nov 16, 2008

This is such a nice, easy recipe. I found it worked great when I needed a very last minute appetizer with very little time to make it in.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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