Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Basil Cheese Spread

If you missed the Music in the Garden on Oct. 6, or you were there and you really wanted the recipe for basil cheese spread, here it is at last.  Basil is on sale at reduced prices at the Friday Market until cold weather takes it out.  Enjoy!

·        6 fresh basil leaves
·        3 medium cloves garlic
·        1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
·        1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
·        1 cup chopped walnuts
·        1/2 cup olive oil
·        fresh basil leaves for garnish
In food processor, process basil and garlic until finely chopped. Add cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, walnuts, and olive oil; process until smooth. Transfer spread mixture to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh basil leaves. 

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