If you're looking for a spread that's as flavorful as it is creamy, this one, made with sun-dried tomatoes and blue cheese, fits the bill perfectly.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg. (4.5 oz.) ATHENOS Crumbled Blue Cheese
3/4 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
2/3 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted
1/2 cup minced fresh basil
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Let's Make It
Place tomatoes in small bowl. Add enough boiling water to completely cover tomatoes; let stand 30 min. or until tomatoes are soft and plumped. Drain tomatoes; chop into small pieces. Set aside.
Beat cream cheese and blue cheese in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in tomatoes, mayo, pecans and basil; cover.
Refrigerate several hours or until chilled. Serve as a spread for assorted crackers.
Savor every bite of this tasty spread. Each 2-Tbsp. serving goes a long way on flavor.
Substitute fresh parsley for basil.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 1-1/2 cups or 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread each.
* 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.