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Cucumber Dill Spread

 Cucumber Dill Spread
For a delightfully different way to serve refreshing cucumbers, try this recipe. This creamy spread is so good with crackers or vegetables.—Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
20 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 cup finely diced seeded cucumber
  • Assorted crackers or assorted fresh vegetables


  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the lemon juice,
  • onion, dill, horseradish and pepper sauce. Fold in cucumber. Cover
  • and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers or fresh
  • vegetables. Yield: 2-1/3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoon (prepared with fat-free cream cheese) equals 23 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.