Herbed Cream Cheese With Scallions and Tuna

Herbed Cream Cheese With Scallions and Tuna


"Herbed Creamed Cheese With Scallions and Tuna brings together three kid pleasers: tuna, cream cheese and bagels."


servings 191 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 191 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 427 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Process scallions, zest and basil in a food processor until minced. Add lemon juice and cream cheese; pulse until combined. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in tuna, and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate.


  • Put a portion of spread in a small lidded container. Add celery and carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, a mini bagel and/or crackers for dipping or spreading. Include a plastic knife.

  • Copyright 2004 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This was really good! I used dill instead basil. The kids loved it on mini bagels. It was an easy lunch for our picnic.

I love the idea of this, I love all the ingrediants in it and I love this cream cheese, but this was terrible. I dont know what I did wrong, but I followed the directions exactly. I feel bad, bu...

Came out really good! What a fun way to have tuna! I might try dill next time.

Made this for the Faceless Frenzy weekend 2013. First let me say that I never thought to add tuna and cream cheese. I went outside my box and found a terrific addition to my lunches! I bet th...

I made this with regular cream cheese and imported tuna. Very easy to make, tastes great. The lemon zest really punches up the flavor. It might be a little too sophisticated for kids, though.

I thought this was okay. It took all of three minutes to make in the food processor, so I have to give it credit for being such an easy recipe. It's nice on a bagel thin. It tastes good, but ...

This is an excellent quick recipe! Great when you need something quick and have "nothing" on hand. It was great as it was but I generally like spicy. Next time I might try a touch of cayenne p...

Not really impressed. It was good, but one can of tuna and 8 ounces of cream cheese? I used half that, and it was still a bit to much.

YUM! No need to say more!