Gorgonzola and Toasted Walnut Spread

The fabulous flavor of toasted walnuts infuses every bite of this rich and creamy spread. Have it ready in 10 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 16

1
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
tablespoons half-and-half
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, toasted*
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
French bread slices
Apple and pear slices

  • 1 Reserve 1 tablespoon of the Gorgonzola cheese for garnish. In food processor, place cream cheese, remaining Gorgonzola cheese, half-and-half and pepper. Cover and process just until blended.
  • 2 Reserve 1 tablespoon of the walnuts for garnish. Stir remaining walnuts into cheese mixture. Spoon into shallow serving bowl. Sprinkle with reserved Gorgonzola cheese, walnuts and the parsley. Serve with bread slices and apple slices.

Expert Tips

Here's a delicious spread you can make up to 3 days ahead of time. Store covered in the refrigerator.

*To toast walnuts, bake uncovered in an ungreased shallow pan at 350°F for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
105
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.