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Cucumber Dill Spread Recipe

Cucumber Dill Spread Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.