Italian Basil and Salsa Thins

Italian Basil And Salsa Thins

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Linda Franklin

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@ajointnurse

the secret is fresh everything. Quick and easy. Good on Bagel chips or your favorite cracker. make a little, or a lot!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
varies
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    roll of ritz crackers
  • 8 oz
    low fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1
    red bell pepper, chopped finely
  • 4 c
    finely chopped roma tomatoes
  • 4 Tbsp
    chopped sweet onion
  • 2
    garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4-5
    large fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tsp
    onion salt, garlic salt, dry parsley and dry basil

How to Make Italian Basil and Salsa Thins

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all ingredients together with the exception of the cream cheese and crackers. Refrigerate 3 hours to chill.
  2. one hour prior to serving, mix softened cream cheese with one tsp each: dried basil, parsley,onion and garlic salt. Spread over the entire surface of the cracker. Top with 1/4 tsp of salsa mixture; avoid too much juice, go for the veggies.
  3. Take six good size fresh basil leaves; roll like a tight jelly roll. Cut with a sharp knife into small curly strips. Separate and decorate the tops of the crackers. Refrigerate 30 minutes and serve.
    Left over salsa and it's juice is good on potatoes, rice or whatever needs a kick!

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About Italian Basil and Salsa Thins

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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