A simple dill veggie dip with cream cheese and grated cucumbers. Pair it with raw vegetables for an easy appetizer any time.
Are you hosting a party or having friends over to watch the game? If so, you'll want to have plenty of low carb snack foods.
One of my favorite things to snack on is pork rinds and dip. I like it so much, I have to watch my portions.
I decided to change things up for a recent party. This time, I served vegetables and a dill veggie dip with cream cheese.
We were celebrating my husband's birthday. It wasn't a milestone. Just an opportunity to get together.
A lot of people buy those pre-made vegetable trays. However, the ingredients listed is less than desired.
Have you ever looked on the label? The dips may be low carb, but there's a lot of unnecessary additives.
It's so easy to make your own dip. There's no reason to buy it.
You should be able to make this easy dill veggie dip with cream cheese in about five minutes.
Te recipe just requires an electric hand mixer. It ensures the cream cheese gets blended in well with the sour cream and mayo.
Speaking of mayo, you need to watch the pre-made ones too. I only use avocado mayo or a homemade mayonnaise.
I stay away from the seed oils. They go rancid quickly. When I make my own, I use olive oil, MCT oil, avocado oil, coconut oil or a mix of oils.
For this dill veggie dip with cream cheese, I used store bought avocado mayonnaise.
Of course, any mayo will work so don't feel that you have to use the same one that I do.
And, if you aren't into sour cream, plain whole milk yogurt is good substitute.
If you have a multi-function Instant Pot with the yogurt feature, it's easy to make your own yogurt. just take a look at the yogurt making method I use.
Dill Veggie Dip with Cream Cheese Recipe
If you love the flavors in this dip, you may like creamy cucumber dill salad too. It blends the veggie right into the creamy dressing.
Dill Veggie Dip with Cream Cheese
- 8 ounces cream cheese softened
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream
- ⅛ teaspoon dried chives
- ⅛ teaspoon dried parsley
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ⅛ teaspoon salt add more to taste
- 1 dash onion powder
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 1 medium cucumber grated
- 2 teaspoons dill weed
- Place cream cheese, mayonnaise, and sour cream in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy.
- Stir in heavy cream, chives, parsley, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, and ground black pepper.
- Stir in grated cucumbers and dill weed. Serve chilled with raw vegetables.
Array ( [calories] => 58 [carbohydrates] => 0 [protein] => 0 [fat] => 5 [saturated_fat] => 2 [cholesterol] => 14 [sodium] => 59 [potassium] => 27 [fiber] => 0 [sugar] => 0 [vitamin_a] => 185 [vitamin_c] => 0.4 [calcium] => 14 [iron] => 0.1 )
Notes on Nutritional Information
Nutritional information for the recipe is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site. Erythritol carbs are not included in carb counts as it has been shown not to impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.
© LowCarbYum.com - Unauthorized use of this material without written permission is strictly prohibited unless for personal offline purposes. Single photos may be used, provided that full credit is given to LowCarbYum.com along with a link back to the original content.