Swiss Cheese Spinach Spread

Swiss Cheese Spinach Spread
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1 Review
This easy layered spread is attractive to present and your guests will love it.
30 min
Prep Time
4:30
Total Time
3 cups

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
4 ounces (1 cup)
shredded Land O Lakes® Swiss Cheese
4 cups
loosely packed fresh spinach leaves
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/8 teaspoon
ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 tablespoons
olive or vegetable oil
1/2 cup
chopped pecans, toasted
2 1/2 ounces (1/2 cup)
cooked ham, finely chopped
Crackers, crusty French bread or breadsticks

Directions

  1. Place cream cheese and Swiss cheese in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process until smooth (30 to 60 seconds). Set aside.
  2. Place spinach, garlic, salt and red pepper in clean processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; with processor running, slowly add oil until well mixed. Stir in pecans by hand. Set aside.
  3. Line 1-quart bowl with plastic food wrap, extending wrap 3 to 4 inches over edge. Spread half cheese mixture in bottom of bowl; top with half of ham, the spinach mixture, remaining ham and remaining cheese mixture. Fold plastic food wrap over top to cover. Refrigerate until firm (4 hours or overnight).
  4. At serving time, remove plastic food wrap from top of spread. Invert molded spread onto serving plate. Remove remaining plastic food wrap. Serve spread with crackers, crusty French bread or breadsticks.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon spread only)

Calories
35
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
1g
Protein
2g
Fat
3g
Sodium
60mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Delicious! Easy to make and very pretty.

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