Lemon & Garlic Cream Cheese Spread

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Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese

Guys, I think I am going to die from how easy this recipe is to make. Seriously just die. Only five ingredients….mixed up in a bowl…that takes 5 minutes to make…that ends up tasting good enough to sell your first born child….Ohhh emmm gee.

This is a super-fancy-super-easy-rather-delightful-anyone-can-make-this kind of thing. An amazing schmear for that bagel/sandwich/cracker you so conveniently happen to have in your hand.  I just KNEW you’d have your half made lunch ready and waiting for me!

Did I ever tell you I’m psychic? Well I am {not}.

So, what goes into this Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese? I bet you could guess….

Lemon?

Garlic?

Herbs?

Ok this is embarrasing.

Basically yes. And you forgot to say cream cheese, smarty pants.

All you do is throw all these ingredients into a bowl and stir. The lemon and garlic combo with the cold and creamy cream cheese is taste bud heaven. And the parsley and chives adds a nice little zing too. Scroll down to see what I made with this cream cheese…

Now, without further ado, I give you the step by step photos…try not to laugh at how simple all this is. Please and thank you. Sincerely, Me.

Herb

Start by chopping some parsley,

Chopped scallions

some chives,

Garlic and lemon zest

and zesting a lemon and mincing up some garlic.

Cream cheese

Now, prepare yourself for the insanity. Not really. All you do is take a little cream cheese….

Salt and pepper

and toss in all those prepped ingredients. Add some salt and pepper….

Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese

and stir it up!! Super duper easy!

Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese

And super delicious too!! I think I mentioned that once or twice already.

Whole grain crackers

Especially spread thick onto one of these babies.

Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese on a cracker with other ingredients

I ended up making a little open faced turkey sammy of sorts with this flavored cream cheese, smoked mesquite turkey and some micro greens. SO yummy and perfect for a snack, light lunch or appetizers for a party! How cute would these be at a baby shower  or bridal luncheon?

thin and crispy flatbread sesame crackers

These turkey sammies are also quite delectable on the thinner variety. This is actually my favorite flavor. I’m a sesame sucker.

Crackers

They’re super thin, crispy and delicious! I could eat these guys plain! {Which I do! 🙂 }

So, pick up some herbs, turkey and Wasa Crispbreads and make these over the weekend! Or enter to win a Wasa prize pack below!! Here’s the printable for the flavored cream cheese spread and the little turkey sammies:

For the Open Faced Turkey & Herb Flatbread Sammies, simply spread 1 tablespoon of the Lemon & Garlic Herb Cream Cheese over 1 wasa crisp bread and top with smoked deli turkey and micro greens {or alf alfa sprouts, spinach, etc.}

5 from 1 vote

Lemon & Garlic Cream Cheese Spread

When you want to dress-up your bagel, crackers, or sandwich, try this super easy and flavorful Lemon & Garlic Cream Cheese Spread!
servings 4 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together into a bowl. Delicious on sandwiches, crackers, bagels, etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 39mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 498IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese spread

Wasa supplied me with their products to review. I was not compensated for my review and the opinions expressed here are as always my own!

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