Grab some fresh herbs and garlic and make this delicious herbed cream cheese spread. It’s perfect for crackers, veggies or a yummy hamburger.
Are you ready for your new favorite condiment/spread/burst-of-flavor? Yeah you are! This herbed cheese spread is perfect for parties or everyday eating. It also freezes well, so make a bunch and save some for later!
Boursin cheese is one of my favorite cheese spreads. The texture just melts on your tongue and the flavor is delicate and perfect. But it’s kind of pricey for the amount you get. So I decided that I will save the little boxes of Boursin cheese for the holidays and do my best to recreate my own.
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This version is full of delicious, fresh herbs, a bit of garlic and some cream cheese, butter and freshly grated parmesan cheese. Of course you can use not-so-freshly grated parmesan cheese as well in this herbed cream cheese spread, I won’t tell. And if you have a cupboard full of dried herbs, use them! Just reduce the amount so it’s not super potent!
Fresh herbs are one of my absolute favorite things to cook with. I wish I had success growing my own herb garden though. Each year, I spend a good amount of money on live herb plants and each year the only thing that survives is the basil. At least I really like basil.
So what are you going to put your homemade herbed cream cheese spread on? A better question is what aren’t you going to put it on? It’s amazing on steak, burgers, and in scrambled eggs! I love this herbed cream cheese spread on Jilz crackers and on egg waffles too.
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- 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
- Mix together with a mixer until well blended.
- Cover and place in fridge for 4 hours for flavors to meld.
Feel free to add or subtract any herbs that you like. This recipe is great with a tablespoon of dried Italian blend herbs. Or try some crushed red pepper for a bit of heat.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174 Total Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 50mg Sodium: 116mg Carbohydrates: 2g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 1g Protein: 2g