BASIL CHEESE SPREAD
INGREDIENTS
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped scallions
  • 2 (8 OZ) pkgs cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
DIRECTIONS
  1. Bake walnuts in a shallow pan at 350F, stirring occasionally, 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted.
  2. Pulse basil, garlic, adn scallions in cuisinart until minced.
  3. Add walnuts, cheeses and oil. process until smooth.
  4. Cover and chill.
  5. Serve with crackers.