Sun-dried Tomato Cheese Spread

Southern Living OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes about 3 cups
  • Cook time: 45 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 garlic bulb
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 (11-oz.) package goat cheese
  • 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Assorted crackers, breads, radishes, carrots


1. Cut off pointed end of garlic; place garlic on a piece of aluminum foil, and drizzle with oil. Fold foil to seal. Place on baking sheet.

2. Bake at 425° for 45 minutes or until cloves are tender. Let cool slightly. Squeeze pulp from garlic cloves; mash.

3. Beat garlic, goat cheese, and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve with assorted crackers, breads, and vegetables.


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