Creamy, garlicky and studded with roasted red peppers, this Tuscan-style appetizer spread is a guaranteed people-pleaser.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
3 green onions, chopped, divided
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese
1 jar (7 oz.) roasted red pepper s, drained, patted dry and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
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Let's Make It
Reserve 1 Tbsp. onions for later use. Beat remaining onions with all remaining ingredients until blended.
Refrigerate 2 hours.
Sprinkle with reserved onions before serving.
Serve in a bell pepper "bowl." Cut thin slice from top of large yellow, red or green bell pepper; remove seeds. Place pepper upright on serving plate. Fill with prepared spread just before serving.
Serve in a lettuce "bowl." Wash small head of bibb lettuce; dry well. Place upright on serving plate; gently pull leaves apart to resemble a bowl. Fill with prepared spread just before serving.
Tuscan Red Pepper Toppers
Place a thin cucumber slice on each of 48 crackers. Top each with 1-1/2 tsp. of the prepared spread. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining onions. Makes 24 servings, 2 topped crackers each.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 2 Tbsp. 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.