Herbed Cheese Spread Recipe

A deliciously seasoned soft spread served as part of the cheese course at the restaurant Leon de Lyon in Lyons, France. Try it on walnut bread.

Makes 4 cups.

Step 1

Using electric mixer, beat cheese with chives, parsley, shallots and chervil. Fold in whipped cream, oil, vinegar, salt and peper. Refrigerate until well chilled. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead.) Serve chilled with sliced bread.

Origin: Favorite Restaurant Recipes, by Bon Appetit Shared by: Sharon Stevens

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Ricotta cheese or other soft
  • -fresh white cheese, such as
  • -fromage blanc
  • Or goat cheese
  • 1/2c Snipped fresh chives
  • 1/4c Chopped fresh parsley
  • 3tb Finely chopped shallots
  • 2tb Chopped fresh chervil or
  • -additional parsley
  • 3/4c Whipping cream, beaten to
  • -soft peaks
  • 1/4c Olive oil
  • 1 1/2tb White wine vinegar
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • Thinly sliced french or walnut bread

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