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Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

Salsa and apricot preserves come together as a strange combination, yet create a very tasty appetizer! Give this one from Sharyl Wolter of Rosenberg, Texas a try at your Super Bowl party this year!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons chopped avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Place cream cheese on a serving plate. In a small bowl, combine salsa and preserves; spread over cream cheese. Sprinkle with avocado, olives and cilantro. Serve with crackers. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon (calculated without crackers) equals 131 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.