Hot Pastrami Spread

Nancy Allen


This is a great hot spread for a party or you just need a snack. The recipe calls for using rye bread (St.Pattys day I do the rye) , but I cut up bagels to put the spread on but any bread or crackers will work.

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3 1/2 cups


10 Min


30 Min




2 pkg
(8oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sour cream
2 pkg
(2 1/2oz. each) thinly sliced pastrami, chopped
1/2 c
finely chopped green pepper
1/3 c
chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
thinly sliced pumernickel and light rye bread, or bagels (cut up), or soft preztels (cut up)

Directions Step-By-Step

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Add pastrami and green pepper; mix well. Transfer to a greased 1 quart baking dish.
Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until heated through and edges are bubbly. Place bread choice item around you spread and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy