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!

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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