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Creamy Cucumber Dip Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Cucumber Dip recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Cucumber Dip using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by janae18

Makes 8 servings



http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2852 Per serving (about 1/4 cup): 170 calories (110 from fat), 12g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 12g total carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 6g protein

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Cucumber Dip

1 1/2 cups raw cashews
1 English cucumber (about 1 1/4 pound), peeled and shredded
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup freshly chopped dill
2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

Recipe Directions for Creamy Cucumber Dip

  1. Soak cashews with enough water to cover for at least 4 hours. Drain.

  2. Place shredded cucumber in a strainer and set aside for at least 15 minutes to drain, then squeeze out as much excess liquid as possible. You should have about 1 1/2 cups packed shredded cucumber. Transfer cucumber to the bowl of a food processor. Add drained cashews, lemon juice, dill and chives and purée until dip is smooth and creamy. Garnish with pine nuts and serve.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 71.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
173
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
8mg
0%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
11.3g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in magnesium
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