Fresh Veggie Dip

With summer time deck parties around the corner, dips will be on the menu! This recipe for Fresh Veggie Dip actually contains the vegetables and is sure to be a delicious hit. The dip is colorful and easy to make ahead and full of vegetables for added nutrition.

 

Fresh Veggie Dip

 

8 ounces of cream cheese, can use reduced or fat free

1/3 cup mayonnaise, reduced or fat free if desired

1 carrot, finely chopped

2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced

1/4 cup diced red pepper

1/3 cup finely chopped broccoli

1-2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped

 

Instructions

 

In a medium sized mixing bowl, soften cream cheese by mixing with hand mixer, add mayonnaise and mix well. Stir in chopped vegetables.

Refrigerate for at least one hour prior to serving if possible for best flavor. Dip may be made the day before and kept refrigerated for easy party preparation.

Can be served with veggie dippers, on crackers, any type of flat bread, or used as a spread for sandwiches.

 

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