Enjoy flavorful pesto, fresh plum tomatoes and warm, melty cheese in Basil-Pesto Spread. Warm Basil-Pesto Spread is exactly what your guests want.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese
1/4 cup CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
1 plum tomato, chopped
1/4 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend
woven wheat crackers
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium heat.
Place unwrapped Neufchatel on 8-inch square sheet of heavy-duty foil; top with next 3 ingredients. Place foil on grill grate; cover with lid.
Grill 8 to 10 min. or until shredded cheese is melted and Neufchatel is softened, but still holding its shape.
Transfer foil to platter. Serve cheese spread with crackers.
How to Prepare in Your Oven
Prepare this recipe year-round by baking it in a 375ºF oven 12 to 14 min. or until shredded cheese is melted and Neufchatel is softened, but still holding its shape.
No heavy-duty foil on hand? Just use a double layer of regular foil instead.
Serve with cracked pepper and olive oil woven wheat crackers.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.