Blue Cheese Spread

recipe
Blue cheese and cranberries make a sweet and tangy spread for celery sticks or apple and pear slices.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 tablespoons)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 84
Caloriesfromfat 58 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Protein 4.5 g
Carbohydrate 4.5 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 196 mg
Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) block fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/4 cup dried cranberries

Preparation

1. Place cream cheese in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add blue cheese and next 4 ingredients; stir well. Spoon into a serving dish.

2. Combine pecans and cranberries; sprinkle over cheese mixture. Cover and chill.

Leah Krastel,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

October 2006