This simple spread makes for the perfect base of any toast or crostini. The creamy texture complements fresh produce as well as meats and poultry, while not overpowering the palate and letting the toppings really shine through.
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
6 tablespoons whole buttermilk
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
How to Make It
Process cream cheese, buttermilk, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth.