Garden Garbage Dip

Let your veggies dive into this dip churned from a barrage of naturally pungent flavors, perfect for Halloween. Carrot "fingers" put the exclamation point on this eerie table embellishment!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sour cream
1/4
cup finely chopped radishes (about 2 medium)
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
1/4
cup finely chopped cucumber, drained
1/4
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1
tablespoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried dill weed
Dash pepper
1
medium radish
5
ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
plastic bat or spider finger ring
10
cups assorted cut-up fresh vegetables

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  • 1 In large bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, 1/4 cup radishes, the onions, cucumber, bell pepper, sugar, salt, dill and pepper with electric mixer on low speed about 1 minute or until well blended. Spoon into 1-quart serving bowl.
  • 2 For garnish, cut 5 small, thin oval slices from radish to look like red fingernails. Use small amount of dip to attach "fingernails" to small ends of carrots. Arrange carrots in dip to look like hand emerging from dip. Slip plastic ring onto "ring finger." Serve dip with cut-up vegetables. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 In large bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, 1/4 cup radishes, the onions, cucumber, bell pepper, sugar, salt, dill and pepper with electric mixer on low speed about 1 minute or until well blended. Spoon into 1-quart serving bowl.
  • 2 For garnish, cut 5 small, thin oval slices from radish to look like red fingernails. Use small amount of dip to attach "fingernails" to small ends of carrots. Arrange carrots in dip to look like hand emerging from dip. Slip plastic ring onto "ring finger." Serve dip with cut-up vegetables. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

After using the vegetables you need for the dip, cut the remaining veggies to serve with the dip. Or pick up the small amount of veggies you need at the salad bar in the deli section of your grocery store.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
105mg
105%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.