Spread Some Joy with these Homemade Bread Spreads
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Ingredients
Basil-Tomato Cheese Spread (Italian Recipe)
  • 8 fresh leaves of basil, washed and drained
  • 3 cloves of garlic, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 1 handful of freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 handful of pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons (1/8 cup) of extra virgin olive oil
  • 9 ounces (250 grams) of cream cheese (on room temperature)
  • 6 pieces of sun-dried tomato
  • salt and pepper to taste
Tuna Spread (French Recipe)
  • 2 cans of tuna (packed in olive oil)
  • 4 spears of green onion
  • ½ stick (2 ounces or ¼ cups or 4 tablespoons or 57 grams) of unsalted soft butter
  • 1 handful of capers
  • 3 diced anchovy fillets
  • ½ handful of chopped parsley
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
Avocado Spread
  • 1 large avocado (peeled and chopped)
  • 3 cloves of garlic, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce (depending on your taste)
  • ½ small onion (finely chopped)
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
Instructions
Basil-Tomato Cheese Spread (Italian Recipe)
  1. First, toast the pine nuts in a dry saucepan for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Put them into the mixer alone with garlic, Parmesan cheese and olive oil, blend. Next, cut the tomatoes into small pieces, chop the basil and add cream cheese to the mix, blend till eveyrthing is evenly mixed. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Tuna Spread (French Recipe)
  1. Drain the tuna and mix it with the remaining ingredients in the blender. Taste and season with pepper.
Avocado Spread
  1. Put avocado, tomato, soy sauce, garlic and onion into the blender and mix till everything is evenly mixed. Taste and season with salt and pepper and blend again.
Notes
If you are not a garlic fan, you can always use less of it. It totally depends on your taste. The same applies to parsley and capers.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/spread-some-joy-with-homemade-bread-spread/