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Tomato and Basil Chèvre Spread

Tomato and Basil Chèvre Spread

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  • Makes: 10 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Chill 2 hrs to 4 hrs
  • Stand 10 mins
  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoon
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
  • Boiling water
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese (chevre)
  • 1/2 8 - ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 -2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • Miniature toasts and/or assorted reduced-fat crackers

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cover dried tomatoes with boiling water; let stand for 10 minutes. Drain tomatoes, discarding liquid. Finely snip tomatoes.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together snipped tomatoes, goat cheese, cream cheese, basil, garlic, and pepper. Stir in enough of the milk to make mixture of spreading consistency. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 4 hours. Serve with miniature toasts and/or crackers. Makes 1-1/4 cups spread (10, 2-tablespoon servings).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 10
PER SERVING: 66 cal., 5 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 14 mg chol., 125 mg sodium, 2 g carb. (1 g sugars), 4 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

High-Fat Meat (d.e): 0.5