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Two halves of a wheel of brie cheese to make stuffed brie appetizer.

Sun Dried Tomato and Basil Stuffed Brie Appetizer Recipe

A brie appetizer everyone will love digging into. Easy, and it's make ahead. Brie is stuffed with a luscious sun-dried tomato mix. Simply serve with crackers

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Brie appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 83 kcal
Author Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch)


  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 12 sun-dried tomatoes drained and oil reserved
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper fresh ground
  • 8 ounce brie cheese a wheel, 1/2 pound, thoroughly chilled
  • fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Remove brie from refrigerator and cut in half horizontally. Brie must be thoroughly chilled to make this possible.

  2. In a food processor, combine basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pepper and lemon juice.

  3. Process until a rough paste forms. Add the oil that dripped from the sun-dried tomatoes. Add a tad more from the jar if the mixture seems dry. It should be spreadable, but not too thin.

  4. Spread the bottom half of the brie with half of the sun-dried tomato mixture. Top with the remaining brie half, pressing together firmly. Top the brie with the remaining sun-dried tomato mixture.

  5. Bring to room temperature before serving. Serve with water crackers. May be made a day in advance. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill.

Nutrition Facts
Sun Dried Tomato and Basil Stuffed Brie Appetizer Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 149mg6%
Potassium 120mg3%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.