Pesto Cream Cheese Spread
$.24 per serving
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
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.
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