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Carrot Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

Carrot Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

For a change-of-pace snack with a boost of nutrition from carrots, try this spread. "Our favorite way to use it is on vegetable sandwiches," says Rebecca Walz of Madison, South Dakota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 small carrots, finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Breadsticks, miniature bagels or assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Stir in carrots, onion and salt. Serve with breadsticks, bagels or crackers. Yield: about 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 84 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.