Chevre and Tomato Spread
cup dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
ounces soft goat cheese (chevre)
8 ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
cloves garlic, minced
teaspoon black pepper
tablespoons fat-free milk
slices party rye bread or 20 assorted reduced-fat crackers
Assorted garnishes, such as quartered cherry tomatoes, broccoli flowerets, chopped yellow sweet pepper, and/or small fresh basil leaves (optional)
- In a small bowl cover dried tomatoes with boiling water. Let stand for 10 minutes. Drain tomatoes, discarding liquid. Finely snip tomatoes.
- In a bowl stir together the snipped tomatoes, goat cheese, cream cheese, basil, garlic, and black pepper. Stir in enough milk to make the mixture of spreading consistency. Cover and chill for 2 to 4 hours. Serve with rye bread or crackers. If desired, top with assorted garnishes. Makes 1-1/4 cups spread (10 servings).
Nutrition Facts(Chevre and Tomato Spread)
- Per serving:
- 94 kcal cal.,
- 6 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat,
- 19 mg chol.,
- 202 mg sodium,
- 6 g carb.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet