Pepper, Olive & Cheese Spread
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Pepper, Olive & Cheese Spread

A bread or cracker spread that offers a sampling of cheese accented with fresh herbs and olives.

2
cups
30 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Spread

5 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley, rosemary and/or thyme leaves

1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

1/3 cup roasted red bell pepper pasta or spaghetti sauce

1/3 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives

Chopped parsley, if desired

Fresh rosemary sprigs, if desired

Crackers

Crackers or crusty bread slices

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cut cheese slices into strips. Combine cheese strips, Parmesan cheese, cream cheese, herbs and pepper in large bowl until smooth.

  2. STEP 2

    Spread cheese mixture into 6-inch circle on 9-inch serving plate. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

  3. STEP 3

    Just before serving, spread pasta sauce over cheese mixture, leaving 1/2-inch around edge. Top with chopped olives. Garnish with parsley and rosemary, if desired.

  4. STEP 4

    Serve with crusty bread or crackers.

Nutrition

90Calories
8Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
180Sodium (mg)
2Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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