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Curry Cheese Spread Recipe

Curry Cheese Spread Recipe

I made this creamy spread with my students and it was a big success. It is easy to make and the flavor contrasts make it interesting. Toasty bread slices are the perfect compliment. Paula Englert, Louisville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) chutney
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • Toasted bread or assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and curry until smooth. Spread in an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Top with chutney; sprinkle with pecans and bacon. Serve with bread or crackers. Yield: 2-3/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

3 tablespoons calculated without bread or crackers equals 197 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer