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Basil Cheese Spread
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A creamy cheese spread greatly enhanced by fresh basil, garlic, and roasted red peppers.

Rating:
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 18.7
Total Carbs 1.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Sugars 1.3 g
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 2.0 mg
Protein 2.1 g
Sodium 56.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 3/4 each  plain yogurt, whole milk
0.6667 cup  cottage cheese
1 each  medium garlic cloves
2 tbsp  fresh basil
1 pinch  salt and pepper
2 oz  roasted red peppers with brine
Directions
  1. Place yogurt and cottage cheese in strainer lined with one coffee filter. Allow to drain for about 1 hour.
  2. Drain and dice roasted red pepper.
  3. Fit food processor with steel blade. Turn on. Drop peeled garlic clove through feed tube and keep running until minced. Turn off.
  4. Add yogurt, cottage cheese, and basil and blend until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in roasted peppers.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve.

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