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Canadian Flag Garlic Cheese Spread (Canada Day)

 
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Celebrate Canada Day in a style sure to impress family and friends. Mildly garlicky and creamy cheese spread. Perfect when paired with our Maple Leaf crackers.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

5

min

Ready

1

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 large garlic cloves
Canadian garlic, or one whole head of imported garlic
*
¼ cup milk
1 roasted red bell peppers
8 ounces cream cheese
2 ounces goat (chevre) cheese
garnish
as desired, parsley, paprika, etc.
*

Directions

Easy to assemble the ingredients

In a small pot, heat the milk until steaming.

Finely chop the garlic, add the minced garlic into the steaming milk, cover and poach for ten minutes.

Finely chop the garlic
Poach the garlic in some milk

Remove the lid, continue poaching until the milk has been almost completely evaporated. Remove from the heat, and let cool. Then mix together with the cream cheese and goat cheese until well combined. Refrigerate until firm.

Poached garlic, goat and cream cheeses ready for mixin' n' chilln'

Meanwhile line a cutting board with wax paper. Line out the roasted bell pepper using a maple leaf cookie cutter or sharp knife by hand. Shape or cut a maple leaf. Cut two rectangular strips and set aside.

Cut out the centre maple leaf
Trim up any loose ends as needed

Shape the chilled garlic cheese into a rectangular, place cut out red bell pepper onto cheese block to resemble a Canadian flag. Refrigerate until ready to use.

The finished cheese flag with maple leaf crackers

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 59g (2.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12783% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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