Homemade Boursin Cheese

  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups


8ounces cream cheese, softened
1-- garlic clove, crushed
2teaspoons fresh minced parsley
1/2teaspoon basil leaves
2tablespoons chopped chives
1tablespoon white vermouth
pinch lemon pepper


  1. Blend cream cheese with garlic.  Add remaining ingredients.  Chill and serve with stoned wheat thins or other crackers.  To make a dip for crudites, add 1/2 cup sour cream.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Chicago’s Soupcon II (Chicago, Illinois, 1982).