Easy Appetizer to Ring in 2015!

Easy Appetizer to Ring in 2015!

Ham and Red Pepper Spread on Endives

1 1/2 cups diced ham (about 8 ounces)

1 cup diced roasted red peppers

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika (see Note)

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Endives cleaned and trimmed

Pulse ham, peppers, paprika and vinegar in a food processor until the ham is finely chopped. Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl. Add cream cheese and parsley. Stir until smooth. Spread on endive for easy appetizer!

-Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

-Note: Look for smoked paprika in large supermarkets with other spices and at tienda.com.

Nutritional Informaition – Per 2-tablespoon serving: 72 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 18 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 0 g fiber; 534 mg sodium; 114 mg potassium.

*Nutritional info based on low fat cream cheese.

Recipe from www.eatingwell.com

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