Cucumber Dip

recipe
Try this cool, Cucumber Dip on hot summer days. Pair with pita chips for a salty finish.

Yield:

Makes 3 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 9 Hours

Ingredients

5 small cucumbers, unpeeled
1/2 cup rice vinegar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt, divided
2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
Garnish: fresh chives
Pita chips

Preparation

1. Grate cucumbers into a medium bowl. Toss with rice vinegar, salt, and 1/2 tsp. garlic salt. Cover and chill 8 hours. Drain cucumber mixture well, pressing between paper towels.

2. Beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, and remaining 1/2 tsp. garlic salt at medium speed with an electric mixer 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Stir in cucumber mixture and chives. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Garnish, if desired, and serve with pita chips.

Marion Hall, Knoxville, Tennessee,

Southern Living

July 2007
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