Cream cheese and a variety of herbs and vegetables make even deli cold cuts a fancy and filling appetizer. Bite-size pieces look so pretty set on a platter in a circle. But the arrangement never stays complete for very long once this snack is served.
What You Need:
(Makes: 6-7 dozen)
For the Roast Beef Roll-Ups:
4 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, minced
2 to 3 tablespoons of banana peppers, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 pound of thinly sliced cooked roast beef
For the Ham & Turkey Roll-Ups:
12 ounces of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup of carrot, shredded
1/2 cup of zucchini, shredded
4 teaspoons of fresh dill weed
1/2 pound of thinly sliced fully cooked ham
1/2 pound of thinly sliced cooked turkey
What to Do:
STEP 1 ) Make the roast beef roll-ups: in a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, cilantro, peppers and garlic. Spread about 2 tablespoons on each slice of beef. Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap.
STEP 2) Make the ham and turkey rolls-ups: in another bowl, combine the cream cheese, carrot, zucchini and dill. Spread about 2 tablespoons on each slice of ham and turkey. Roll up tightly; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
STEP 3) Slice the roll-ups into 1 & 1/2 inch pieces.
STEP 4) Enjoy!