Kalamata Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes on Cream Cheese

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

Ingredients

Ingredients

20
pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped (1/3 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped, drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
1
tablespoon oil from sun-dried tomatoes
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
medium clove garlic, finely chopped
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
Additional fresh basil leaves, if desired
40
assorted crackers

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, stir together all ingredients except cream cheese, additional basil leaves and crackers.
  • 2 To serve, place softened cream cheese on serving platter. Using small metal spatula, spread cream cheese into 8-inch round. Spoon olive mixture over cheese. Serve with crackers.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For a different look, mix all the ingredients except for the crackers together and serve as an all-in-one spread.

Serve with crostini in place of the crackers, if you like.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.