Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread

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  • Published Mar 30th
  • Servings6
  • Calories365
A delicious appetizer that can be served at a fancy cocktail party or at poker night. Serve with crackers or toasted French bread slices.

Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread for 6 servings:

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped black olives
  • 8 green onions, chopped
  • 3 ounces sun-dried tomatoes, softened and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Tuscan Cream Cheese Spread easily:

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, garlic and salt; stir and blend in artichoke hearts and olives.
  2. 2 Add green onions, tomatoes, parsley and chives; gently mix together.
  3. 3 Refrigerate for several hours or overnight to blend flavors; serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 365 calories; 27.4 grams of fat; 20.8 grams of carbohydrates; 11.4 grams of protein; 82 milligrams of cholesterol; 1092 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 24th 2011

    Exceptional. Mouthwatering good and all flavors I love that blended together SO well. I prepared this following the recipe closely, tho' I did mince, rather than chop, the garlic, reduced ...

  2. Feb 23rd 2005

    I started out looking for a recipe for tortillas roll-ups using sun dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts. I came across this recipe and thought it might work. Turned out GREAT! I modified som ...

  3. Dec 24th 2004

    One word - AWESOME! The flavors are simply superb! Hubby and I made this while baking herbed Focaccia bread today. The aroma in the kitchen was heavenly! We would make the suggestion tha ...

  4. Oct 29th 2003

    Fabulous! Very simple to make....Just put everything in a food processor and let it do the work. Love the flavors. Will be serving this tomorrow for friends who are coming over for a Norther ...

  5. Sep 28th 2003

    I've served this spread at everything from baby showers in Indiana to diplomatic receptions in Kathmandu, and it's been consistently highly praised. Incredibly easy to make, it never fails ...

  6. Jul 7th 2003

    YUM. This recipe is a delicious change from spinach dip, and all of the vegetables look like bright confetti in the cream cheese--very festive looking! Use artichoke bottoms if you don't l ...

  7. Oct 3rd 2002

    I substituted regular tomato for the sundried tomato cause it was just too expensive, but it still turned out great. I also left out the olives and added bacon.

  8. Dec 19th 2001

    This was a wonderful compliment to our meal-great starter.

  9. Jan 10th 2001

    I prepared this dip for an office party and for my-inlaws. Everyone raved! I omitted the salt the second time because the artichoke hearts seemed to add plenty. A very tasty appetizer.