This herbed cream cheese recipe from Dr. Wendy Bazilian, a registered dietitian, researcher, educator and author, is deliciously versatile. Photo credit: Monet Moutrie from Anecdotes & Applecores.
Mix all ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Cover.
Refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Serve with assorted crackers or cut-up fresh vegetables. Or, use as a healthful and flavor-packed alternative to mayonnaise for sandwiches, pitas and wraps.
Test Kitchen Tips:
• Use cream cheese mixture to prepare a variety of hors d’oeurves. Pipe into cherry tomatoes, or onto celery sticks or Belgian endive leaves. Garnish with finely chopped red bell pepper.
• For an easy Bruschetta, spread on toasted French bread slices. Sprinkle with chopped tomatoes.