Herbed Cream Cheese Appetizer
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
3-4 cloves minced fresh garlic
1. Mix herbs with cream cheese by hand until blended.
2. Spread mixture over your favorite crackers.
3. Garnish each cracker with a nasturtium blossom.
Alternately: Core a zucchini. Fill center with cream cheese mixture. Slice and serve on a cracker. Garnish with a nasturtium blossom.
This recipe is the perfect compliment to chilled summer salmon, or any fish, fresh off the grill. Also makes a great spread for tea sandwiches, or any sandwich needing some zip.
1 cup mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon finely minced garlic
2 teaspoons coarsely chopped capers
1/3 teaspoon grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons chopped nasturtium leaves
Combine all ingredients. Keep chilled until ready to use.