Cucumber Dip

Cucumber Dip

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

Southern Living JULY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 3 cups
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Chill:9 Hours


  • 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


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.


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