Three-Cheese Walnut Spread Recipe
Three-Cheese Walnut Spread
Posted by Marla
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
Apple wedges, pear wedges or assorted crackers (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place walnuts in a small baking dish. Bake 18-20 minutes
or until lightly toasted. Cool.
Microwave cream cheese on HIGH 1 minute or
until softened. Add blue cheese, mozzarella cheese and black pepper; mix well.
Carefully pour walnuts into
cheese mixture; mix well. Spoon cheese mixture back into baker, spreading
Bake 8-10 minutes or until cheese is slightly melted. Garnish with parsley.
Place on serving platter; surround with apple or pear wedges or assorted
crackers, if desired.
Yield: 16 servings
Nutrients per serving: (2 tablespoons spread): Calories 90, Total Fat 9 g,
Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Carbohydrate 1 g, Protein 3 g, Sodium 115
mg, Fiber 0 g