Betty's Savory Feta Cheese Spread

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May. 02, 2012

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Italian-Style Feta Cheese Spread. This spread goes well with Italian-Style Bagel Crisps, which you will find in bettyskitchen.

Ingredients

Feta cheese 4 Ounce , crumbled (at room temperature)
Cream cheese 4 Ounce , softened (fat free or regular)
Dried basil 1/2 Tablespoon (or to taste)
Dried chives 1/2 Tablespoon (or to taste)
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Slivered almonds 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped small and toasted
Butter 1/2 Teaspoon (or less for toasting almonds)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Toast chopped slivered almonds in butter and set aside.

MAKING

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine feta cheese, cream cheese, dried basil, and dried chives.

3. Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and toasted almonds. Blend until smooth.

4. Transfer it to a nice serving bowl.

SERVING

5. Serve with Italian-Style Bagel Crisps.

TIPS

You may cover any leftover spread and store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 176Calories from Fat 138

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 273 mg11.38%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet