Holiday Cheese Log
Always a party favorite, finely chopped hard-boiled egg bumps up the nutrition factor in this nut and fresh herb-coated cheese log.
Recipe Ingredients:3/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
1/4 cup roasted pecans, chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
3 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened
4 ounces blue cheese crumbles
6 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped
2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- In small bowl, combine parsley, pecans, and red bell pepper. Set aside.
- In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and blue cheese until blended. Stir in eggs, onions, garlic, and red pepper sauce until blended.
- Shape mixture into a 10-inch log. Roll in reserved parsley mixture. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Serve with crackers.
Makes 2 cups cheese spread.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Incredible Edible Egg™.