Italian Basil And Salsa Thins Recipe

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Italian Basil and Salsa Thins

Linda Franklin


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min


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


1Mix all ingredients together with the exception of the cream cheese and crackers. Refrigerate 3 hours to chill.
2one 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.
3Take 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!

About this Recipe

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