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Roasted Red pepper Basil Cream Cheese Log

Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Cream Cheese Log

This tasty roasted red pepper & basil cream cheese log is full of flavor and takes just a few minutes to throw together. It's perfect for a party appetizer!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese log
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 132kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 8 large fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 6 oz roasted red peppers drained
  • 1/2 tablespoon prepared pesto


  • In a small bowl, stir cream cheese together with basil, cheese, salt, pepper and garlic. Press into a small plastic wrap lined tupperware container. Smooth the top and fold excess plastic wrap over the top. Refrigerate until firm, 2-3 hours or longer.
  • To serve, remove cream cheese log from fridge and unwrap. Place onto serving platter.
  • In a blender, blitz red pepper with pesto, salt and pepper until relatively smooth. Pour over cream cheese log and serve with crackers.


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg