This is a yummy, creamy version of standard pesto that makes a great spread for get togethers. Tastes great with pita chips or sourdough bread! Sun dried tomatoes may be mixed in for a zesty tang. Add crunch by coating the finished spread with almonds.
Original recipe makes 2.5 cups
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
3 tablespoons pesto
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 hr 15 mins
- Place cream cheese and pesto in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Mix in the chives and cilantro. Continue blending until smooth. Transfer to a mold lined with plastic wrap. Cover and chill in the refrigerator 1 hour, or until firm.
Calories: 90 kcal
Carbohydrates: 0.8 g
Cholesterol: 25 mg
Fat: 8.9 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Protein: 2.1 g
Sodium: 84 mg