Greek Spread

Gooseberry Patch
This Greek-inspired dip makes hosting a breeze. Make this spread a day ahead, cover and chill overnight, and serve immediately with pita wedges or crackers.

Yield:

Makes about 7 cups

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Ingredients

1 cup plus 1 T. chopped almonds, divided
1 8-oz. pkg. crumbled feta cheese
1 7-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 10-oz. pkg. frozen spinach, thawed and drained
Crackers or toasted pita wedges

Preparation

Line a 2-quart bowl with plastic wrap; sprinkle in one tablespoon almonds. In a separate bowl, mix together 1/2 cup almonds, feta cheese, peppers, garlic, cream cheese and spinach; blend well. Press into bowl over almonds. Cover and chill overnight. Invert onto a serving dish. Remove plastic wrap; press remaining almonds onto the outside. Serve with crackers or pita wedges.

Note:

Stephanie Doyle , Lincoln University, PA,

101 Autumn Recipes

March 2011