Instructions: Place cream cheese on rimmed plate; let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes to soften. Pour PACE Picante Sauce over and around cream cheese. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. Serve with vegetable dippers, crackers or chips.
Post by cuteascountry_Shortcake on Dec 23, 2003 1:02:47 GMT -6
Chile and Cheese Spread
Here's a make-ahead cheese spread that is sure to be a hit at your next party. Serve with corn chips, tortillas, or your favorite assortment of crackers.
4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles 3 tablespoons sliced green onion 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin COMBINE cream cheese and sour cream in medium bowl. Stir in cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, chiles, green onion, hot pepper sauce, chili powder and cumin. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 2 cups.