Creamy Cilantro Dip

16 oz cream cheese, softened (microwave 30 sec)
1 bunch (2 oz.) fresh cilantro, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
juice of 1 1/2 limes
2-4 tablespoons water, depending on desired consistancy

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Soften cream cheese by microwaving 30 seconds.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour into medium glass bowl, cover with foil and bake for approx. 25-30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

SERVES 8-10
NOTES
Serve warm or cold with cheese toast. (Have a seeded baguette sliced, spray slices with cooking oil, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and toast lightly.)
Add more water and serve as a soup.

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