Cucumber Dill Spread


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 8 oz pkgs cream cheese, softened

2 teaspoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons onion, minced

1/2 teaspoon dill weed

1/4 teaspoon prepared horseradish

Dash hot pepper sauce

3/4 cup cucumber, finely diced

Instructions: In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add lemon juice, onion, dill, horseradish and hot pepper sauce. Fold in cucumber. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers or raw vegetables. Yield: 2-1/3 cups.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 2-tablespoon serving (prepared with fat-free cream cheese) equals 1 vegetable, 1/2 very lean meat; also, 45 calories, 240 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 4 gm carbohydrate, 7 gm protein, 0 fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: