Fresh Herb Veggie Dip

Cayenne pepper adds a little kick to a thick vegetable dip packed with herb flavor.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1
container (8 oz) whipped cream cheese spread
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
Dash salt
1/2
cup shredded carrot (about 1 small)
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1/4
cup thinly sliced, quartered radishes (2 medium)
96
small baked wheat snack crackers (about 6.6 oz)
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese spread, chives, oregano, thyme, red pepper and salt until well blended. Spread in 10-inch circle on 12-inch serving plate.
  • 2 Layer cheese mixture with carrot, onions and radishes. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

If you love garlic, add 1 finely chopped garlic clove.

Get a jump-start on this appetizer by making the cheese mixture a day ahead—the flavor actually improves. Prepare the fresh vegetables, and store in individual plastic bags in the refrigerator. Assemble the dip up to 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.