Your guests will be wowed by this fancy-looking spread, and you'll be wowed by the ease of this recipe.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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2 Tbsp. finely chopped basil
Grated peel of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. cracked black pepper
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese
2 Tbsp. Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese
2 Tbsp. chopped deli ham (1 slice)
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How do I make it ?
Mix basil, lemon peel and pepper on shallow plate until well blended.
Place cream cheese in basil mixture; turn to evenly coat all sides, pressing basil mixture into cream cheese to secure.
Cut cream cheese block in half horizontally ; place one half on serving dish, basil mixture-side down. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese onto cut-side of cream cheese. Top with ham and second half of cream cheese.
Serve at room temperature or microwave on HIGH 45 sec. or until warm. Serve as a spread with Triscuit crackers.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Variation - Rosemary-Lemon PHILADELPHIA Spread
Add 1 tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves to the basil mixture.
Save 30 calories and 3.5 g fat by preparing as directed using Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese and Kraft Light Grated Parmesan Cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 14 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Total carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary fibre 2 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 5 g
Makes 8 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 4 crackers each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.