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Three-Cheese and Bacon Spread

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This sweet and savory spread is terrific on apples, pears, celery or other fruits and vegetables. Look for reduced-fat whole wheat or whole-grain crackers to serve with it.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
oz (half 8-oz package) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk
1/8
teaspoon paprika
Dash pepper
1/4
cup raisins
2
tablespoons real bacon bits
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
16
whole-grain crackers
1
large red apple, sliced

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, beat cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, milk, paprika and pepper with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  • 2 Stir in raisins, bacon bits and onions until well blended.
  • 3 Serve spread with crackers and apple slices.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 110
  • Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 280mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 05/04/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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