Makes 2 cups of spread.
- Cook 1 (10-ounce) box of frozen chopped broccoli according to package directions.
- Drain well in a colander.
- In a food processor combine until blended 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, ¼ cup grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese and 1 teaspoon dried basil.
- Add in cooked broccoli and ¼ cup chopped walnuts.
- Blend slightly but not overmix; keep the mixture slightly lumpy.
- Serve broccoli spread over slices of crusty or toasted multi-grain Italian or French bread.