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Using fresh herbs is the perfect way to enjoy fresh snacks for spring!

Fresh Snacks for Spring with RITZ Crackers & Rosemary Chicken Spread

 

Spring is here and it’s time to get the garden started. One of my favorite things I get started on right away each spring is my herb garden so I can add fresh flavors to my snacks all summer long. I went to my favorite local Target store and hit the dollar section (always so many cute finds) and picked up a cute blue bucket to match my porch decor and these super cute garden labels. 

Growing your own garden is also a fun way to celebrate Earth Day, and is a great activity to do with your kids!

 

Rosemary Herb Garden

 

While at Target, I grabbed everything else I needed to make up a great snack while preparing my new herb garden. I had some leftover chicken breast at home so I considered making RITZ Chicken “Nachos” (check them out in the video below), but I have really been loving the savory taste of rosemary lately, so I was excited to try a rich fresh rosemary chicken spread for my RITZ Crackers instead!

 

Seriously… don’t these RITZ Chicken “Nachos” look amazing?!?! I think I’ll make those next!

 

I, of course, had to use my die cut machine to dress up my garden tin and labels before planting my herbs. Didn’t it turn out super cute!! 

Herb Garden

 

I think it’s a perfect addition to my back porch, and I’ll get to enjoy it while sitting out eating my fresh spring snacks I’m making. 

To get started on my rosemary chicken spread, I gathered up all my ingredients:

 

Fresh Snacks for Spring | Rosemary Chicken Spread

 

To make the spread, simply combine all your ingredients in a bowl and stir, then spread onto your RITZ Cracker. It couldn’t be any easier! 

The thing I love about this recipe is that you really don’t even need to measure, you can add/subtract any ingredient according to your own taste. I tend to cook by just throwing things in! 

I eat this spread cold all the time, but when I’m bringing it for a party, I’ll warm it up and serve it with the RITZ cracker as a warm spread instead. The flavor is even more savory as the parmesan cheese melts. It’s always a crowd favorite!

 

Fresh Spring Snacks | Rosemary Chicken Spread

 

Doesn’t it look so tasty! 

 

Fresh Snacks for Spring

 

Enjoy! 

 

 

 

Rosemary Chicken Spread
Yields 30
A super easy and delicious spread for a fresh spring snack!
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
46 calories
1 g
14 g
4 g
3 g
2 g
16 g
75 g
0 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
16g
Yields
30
Amount Per Serving
Calories 46
Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 14mg
5%
Sodium 75mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
3%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  2. 1 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  3. 1 Cup Chopped or Shredded Chicken Breast
  4. 1/4 Cup Diced Red Onion
  5. 1/4 Cup Diced Cooked Bacon
  6. 2 TBSP Fresh Rosemary Finely Chopped
  7. Add a dollop of rosemary chicken spread to your RITZ Crackers
  8. Optional: Add chopped chives over the top of crackers for extra fresh flavor and color!
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Add a dollop of rosemary chicken spread to your RITZ Cracker
  3. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. Optional: Add chopped chives over the top of crackers for extra fresh flavor and color!
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calories
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fat
4g
protein
3g
carbs
1g
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Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother and social media junkie. Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for travel as well and you can find her writing about her adventures at Answers.com and Examiner.com. Outside media, she also works as a Dental Hygienist, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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