Sun-Dried Tomato With Fresh Basil Spread

Sun-Dried Tomato With Fresh Basil Spread


"With just three ingredients, this cream cheese spread is easy to assemble, and is great for impromptu entertaining."


servings 57 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place sun-dried tomatoes in the work bowl of a food processor; pulse until coarsely ground. Add basil; pulse until finely ground. Add cream cheese; process until well-mixed. Transfer to a serving bowl or storage container.


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  1. 19 Ratings


Very easy to make and tastes great.

I served this a couple times and it did not have a very good "eye appeal" so it was never well received - it's hard to make it look appetizing! The flavor was fine, but it just didn't sell !

This just didn't work.

I just served this this past weekend and couldn't believe how quickly it was eaten. I added 2 cloves garlic, freshly ground black pepper and a dash of ceyanne pepper. I used it as a spread for t...

I personally was not crazy about it. Some may like it, but I did not.

This dip is amazing! I also used sun-dried tomatoes that were not in oil, so I added a little drizzle of olive oil. I also added about 1 tsp of minced garlic and about 1/4 tsp of onion powder....

Great treat (non-sugary for a change!) for Hubs to take to the office that came together in a snap. I used the package of cream cheese as called for, but only added the other ingredients to tast...

This is such a nice, easy recipe. I found it worked great when I needed a very last minute appetizer with very little time to make it in.

I thought it worked perfectly. I only eyeballed the ingredients except the 8oz package of cream cheese. Tasted really good. I will admit that it didn't llok as colorful as the picture but rig...