|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 2 cups (16 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 18g||23%|
|Saturated Fat 5g||26%|
|Total Carbohydrate 5g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||3%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Cream cheese, Parmesan, fresh basil leaves, and walnuts give this spread a pesto-like flavor and great texture. Serve with assorted crackers or toasted baguette slices.
The spread takes just minutes to make. Keep it covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Gather the ingredients.
In a food processor, combine the basil and garlic. Process until finely chopped. Add cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, walnuts, olive oil, and a few turns of ground black pepper. Process until smooth.
Transfer spread mixture to a serving dish and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
Serve with assorted crackers or baguette rounds.
- You could use pecans or toasted pecans in this recipe as well.