Green-Garlic Cream Cheese

Green-Garlic Cream Cheese | ChopChop

Description

Try dolloping this zippy spread on cucumber slices for a satisfying snack. Or spread it on a whole-grain bagel, rice cake, or crackers, and top with whatever crunchy vegetables you like. 

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 1 cup (about

Kitchen Gear: 

Clean scissors
Measuring spoons
Medium-sized bowl
Fork
Rubber spatula
Lidded container 

Ingredients

1  
(4-ounce) package cream cheese, softened at room temperature
2  
tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
1  
tablespoon finely snipped green garlic shoots (page 26) or chives or scallions
1⁄4  
teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients in the bowl and mash with the fork until combined.
  2. Scrape into the lidded container and refrigerate up to 5 days. 

Notes

Try This
It’s actually easier to snip up garlic greens (or chives) with scissors than to chop them with a knife. We love kitchen scissors and use ours all the time, but any clean pair of scissors will do. Just wash and dry them well before and after using them in the kitchen.