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Cream Cheese Fiesta Spread

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8
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Salsa, fruit spread, cilantro, avocado, olives and cheese bring sensational flavor and texture to this party spread.

Ingredients

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese or fat-free cream cheese
1/4
cup salsa
1/4
cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon finely shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1
tablespoon chopped avocado
1
tablespoon chopped ripe olives
Assorted crackers, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Place block of cream cheese on serving plate with shallow rim.
  • 2 Mix salsa and preserves; spread over cream cheese. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients except crackers. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Looking for another quick and easy spread? Top a block of cream cheese with raspberry spreadable fruit and toasted slivered almonds.

Ideas for leftover avocado: Slice thinly and put on sandwiches, cube and toss with salads or simply enjoy as is! (Wrap leftover avocado tightly in plastic wrap to keep it from turning brown.)

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
145
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Cholesterol
30 mg
Sodium
125 mg
Potassium
70 mg
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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