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Party Vegetable Spread Recipe
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Party Vegetable Spread Recipe

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"This chunky spread is a tasty treat for a party or any event featuring finger food," confirms Martha Reese from Highland, North Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Snack rye bread

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup spread, calculated without bread equals 56 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 303 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the carrot, cucumber, celery, green pepper and onion. Drain on paper towels for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir in vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve on bread. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.
Originally published as Party Vegetable Spread in Light & Tasty October/November 2004, p33

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup spread, calculated without bread equals 56 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 303 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2014

"I made this for Christmas Eve, substituting red pepper for the finely chopped onion. Served with rye crackers, sharp cheddar and veggies (broccoli, mushrooms, etc.), it quickly disappeared. Thank you, Taste of Home."

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"This is so good on Wheat Thins or with carrot sticks! Perfect snack for Weight Watchers! I love this one!"

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