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Jalapeno Cheese Spread Recipe

Jalapeno Cheese Spread Recipe

“I keep the ingredients for this wonderful cheese spread on hand so that I can assemble it any time,” notes Patricia Kitts of Dickinson, Texas. “The combination with jalapenos, cream cheese and pecans is always a hit at parties.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons canned jalapeno slices, drained and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • Bagel chips or assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Place block of cream cheese on a serving plate; sprinkle with jalapenos and pecans. Serve with bagel chips or crackers. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons dip (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese; calculated without chips or crackers) equals 91 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 195 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.