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Veggie Cheese Spread Recipe

Veggie Cheese Spread Recipe

This easy cheese spread is one of my family's favorite snacks. To make it a bit fancier, sprinkle tiny shrimp over the seafood sauce. It can be made ahead of time and is an ideal addition to an appetizer table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:25 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup seafood cocktail sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Assorted crackers or tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise until smooth. Spread onto a serving plate; top with seafood sauce. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and vegetables; repeat layers.
  • 2. Cover and chill until serving. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips. Yield: 6-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup equals 90 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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