Anchovy Spread


1 package cream cheese ( 8 oz. or 240 g. ); softened
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 medium red pepper; mince
1 can rolled anchovies
1 tablespoon onion; minced
Ground black pepper to taste


  • In a medium bowl mix all the ingredients together.
  • Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Garnish with red pepper rings and green onion and serve with rye bread or toast points.

NOTE: Delicious on canapés or sandwiches.

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The anchovies are a family (Engraulidae) of small but common fish. Their distribution is worldwide.

Anchovies are an important food fish, both popular and unpopular for their strong flavor. They are a key ingredient in Caesar salad and common as a pizza topping. Fishermen also use anchovies as bait for larger fish such tuna and sea bass.

The family includes 16 genera and over 130 species. FREE Recipes