Tomato and Basil Goat Cheese Spread

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Mikekey *
from Seattle, WA

A tasty spread to serve with assorted crackers. Do not use oil-packed sun dried tomatoes. Cook time is chill time.

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serves 4-6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  •   1/3 c
    sun dried tomatoes, dry packed (not in oil)
  •  
    boiling water
  •   4 oz
    goat cheese, soft type (chevre)
  •   4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  •   1/4 c
    chopped fresh basil (or 2 teaspoons dried)
  •   2 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  •   1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  •   2-3 Tbsp
    milk

How To Make

  • 1
    In a small bowl, cover tomatoes with boiling water. Let stand 10 minutes. Drain and discard liquid. Finely chop tomatoes.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, stir together tomatoes, cheeses, basil, garlic and pepper. Stir in enough milk to reach a spreading consistency.
  • 3
    Cover and chill for at least 2 hours (up to 8 hours).
  • 4
    Serve with assorted crackers.

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