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Pesto Cream Cheese Spread

$.24 per serving
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pesto
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 342kcal

Ingredients

For the Pesto

  • 3 cups basil loosely packed
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs freshly grated parmesan cheese optional
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Pesto Cream Cheese Spread

  • 4 tbs cream cheese (or yogurt reduced to the consistency of cream cheese)
  • 2 tbs pesto mixture

Instructions

  • Combine all the pesto ingredients in a food process and mix until well combined.
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of pesto with 4 tablespoons of cream cheese. (You'll have leftover pesto for another time.)
  • Spread on crackers or bread, or toss with warm pasta.

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1295IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1mg