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Ellen's Basil Boursin

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Category: Spreads, French

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Garlic cloves; peeled
  • 1/2 c Fresh sweet basil leaves
  • 1/4 c Chives
  • 1/4 c Fresh parsley
  • 1/4 c Black olives; pitted
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • Fresh basil sprig (garnish)


In a food processor, chop the garlic and herbs. Add the cream cheese;
blend until smooth. Coarsely chop the olives and add. Transfer the mixture
to a small bowl. Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil. Chill.

Ogden writes: "Boursin is a classic French herb spread. Mine is a
simplified version, good served with crackers or spread on pieces of French
bread, topped with thin slices of roast beef."

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