Tomato, Basil and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

April/May 2019 Dig In Recipes
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Tomato, Basil and Cream Cheese Sandwiches
Serving: Serves 8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Chill 1 Hour
Tomato, Basil and Cream Cheese Sandwiches
Recipe By: Logo Site

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½ cup Big Y butter, softened

12 oz. whipped cream cheese

1/3 cup shredded Italian cheese blend

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tsp. Italian seasoning

¼ tsp. onion powder

-fresh cracked pepper to taste

8 slices multigrain bread

2 cups multi-color cherry tomatoes, cut in half

¼ cup small basil leaves


1. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, combine butter and cream cheese. Add cheese, garlic, Italian seasoning, onion powder and pepper to taste; mix well. Place in a medium bowl, cover and let chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 2. Using a toast or grill pan, toast bread slices. 3. Spread some cheese mixture on each of the bread slices and top with tomato halves and a few basil leaves. Refrigerate any remaining cream cheese spread.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving Calories: 361 (Calories from Fat: 261); Total Fat: 29g (Saturated Fat: 16g); Protein: 9g; Total Carbohydrates: 19g (Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugars: 5g); Cholesterol: 80mg; Sodium: 399mg