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Warm Italiano Spread

4.7
(144) 132 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each

Flavorful pesto, fresh plum tomatoes and warm, melty cheese: This super-easy warm cheese spread is exactly what your guests are looking to dig into.

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  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Place unwrapped Neufchatel on 8-inch square sheet of heavy-duty foil; top with next 3 ingredients.
  • Place foil on grill; cover with lid. Grill 8 to 10 min. or until shredded cheese is melted and Neufchatel is softened, but still holding its shape.
  • Transfer foil to platter. Serve cheese spread with crackers.
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

How to Prepare in Your Oven

Prepare this recipe year-round by baking in 375ºF oven 12 to 14 min. or until shredded cheese is melted and Neufchatel is softened, but still holding its shape.

Substitute

No heavy-duty foil on hand? Just use a double layer of regular foil instead.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with cracked pepper and olive oil woven wheat crackers.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This flavorful snack or appetizer, made with better-for-you products, can fit into a healthful eating plan. And as a bonus, the crisp crackers are a good source of fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • joey1708 |

    Janis131 The directions provided with the recipe are very straight forward, provided one reads them...

  • Janis131 |

    If you put the ***** cheese on grill unopened, and rest of ingredients on top of that, how do you get the ***** cheese out of its wrapper and combined with other ingredients?

  • Nikkilmb |

    My kids brought this to a potluck at our house. It's wonderful! My new favorite :)

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