Thursday, December 15, 2011

Cranberry Jalapeno Appetizer

1 jalapeno, seeded and deveined
1/4 cup raw sugar
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
2 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained
2 tbsp. minced green onions
2 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves
1 8oz. package cream cheese

In a food processor, add jalapeno, sugar, & lemon juice. Pulse to mince the pepper. Add cranberries, green onion, and cilantro. Pulse until cranberries are minced and everything is combined. 

Place the cream cheese in the middle of a serving plate. 

Spoon the cranberry mixture over the cream cheese. 

Serve with a small spreading knife & crackers. 

To eat, spread a bit of cream cheese and cranberry mixture onto each cracker. 

*Thanks to my friend Gail for introducing this to me.