Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Basil, oregano, and chives brighten up this rich and creamy Parmesan and ricotta cheese spread. Start your next dinner party with this easy, cheesy appetizer. Just add slices of baguette and veggies for dipping!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
chill:
1 hr
bake:
8 mins
total:
1 hr 23 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl beat ricotta on medium 2 minutes. Add Parmesan. Beat until combined. Stir in next five ingredients (through pepper). (If the spread seems a little dry, stir in olive oil.) Cover and chill 1 hour or up to 12 hours.

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  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Place bread slices on a large baking sheet. Bake about 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Turn slices over. Bake about 3 minutes more or until lightly toasted; let cool. Serve spread with cooled toast slices and/or vegetable dippers.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 17mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 7g; vitamin a 316.7IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; folate 6.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 342mg; potassium 46mg; calcium 128mg; iron 0.8mg.
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