Herbed Blue Cheese Spread with Garlic Toasts

Herbed Blue Cheese Spread with Garlic Toasts

Herbed Blue Cheese Spread with Garlic Toasts

This creamy cheese spread is a nice complement to the crunchy garlic toast base. So satisfying and full of flavor, it's hard to believe that each serving has less than 200 calories!


Makes 16 servings


1-1/3 cups low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
1-1/4 cups (5 ounces) crumbled blue, feta or goat cheese
1 large clove garlic
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 green onions with tops, sliced (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or oregano or 1 teaspoon dried basil or oregano leaves
2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds*
Garlic Toasts

*To toast almonds, spread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.


  1. Combine cottage cheese, blue cheese, garlic and lemon juice in food processor. Cover; process until smooth. Add green onions, basil and almonds; pulse until well blended but still chunky.
  2. Spoon cheese spread into small serving bowl; cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. When ready to serve, prepare Garlic Toasts. Spread 1 tablespoon cheese spread onto each toast slice. Garnish, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 garlic toast pieces, each with 1 tablespoon Cheese Spread
Calories 189
Calories from Fat 23 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 9 g
Sodium 521 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fat 1

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