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French-Style Cream Cheese Spread

Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Soft cream cheese
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozMargarine or butter - soft
1   Garlic - minced
1 tablespoon 15mlSnipped parsley
1 tablespoon 15mlWater
2 teaspoons 10mlWhite wine vinegar
1 teaspoon 5mlWorcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon 5mlHerbes de provence - crushed
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSeasoning salt
  Fresh thyme - (optional)
  Assorted crackers

Recipe Instructions

1. In a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, margarine or butter, garlic, parsley, water, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Herbes de Provence, and seasoning salt. Cover and refrigerate over- night.

2. To serve, garnish with fresh thyme, if desired. Serve with crackers.

Herbes de Provence:

In a small storage container, combine 1 T dried marjoram, 1 T dried thyme, 1 T dried savory, 1 t dried basil, 1 t dried rosemary, 1/2 t dried sage, and 1/2 t dried fennel seed. Store in airtight container. Crush before using.

Makes: 1 1/3 cups

Good Housekeeping Magazine, Dec. 1992


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