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Dilly Cucumber Dip | Healthy Snacks

Dilly Cucumber Dip

Ages: 10 months and up

Makes 2 cups

Hands-on time: 7 minutes

Total time: 7 minutes

Little ones love the interactive pleasures of dipping, and this mild puree keeps the wholesome factor high. Serve it with whole-grain bagels or steamed veggies for the younger set, while older kids might enjoy carrot sticks and cucumber slices.

Ingredients

  • 1 small English cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (preferably Greek-style)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (see tip below)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small garlic clove, pressed (optional)

Instructions

  1. Use the large holes of a grater to shred the cucumber, then lightly squeeze the pieces to extract some of the liquid.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the cucumber with the remaining ingredients.

Nutritional Information

Per 2 tbsp: 20 Calories ● 1 g Fat (0.3 g Sat Fat) ● 1 mg Cholesterol ● 132 mg Sodium ● 2 g Carbohydrate ● 0.2 g Fiber ● 1 g Protein

Tips:

Don't have kosher salt? Substitute table salt; just use half the recommended amount.

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