Creamy Cucumber Spread

Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/4 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon onion
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Preparation

  1. Set cream cheese out to soften.
  2. Peel, seed and finely mince cucumber and set aside. Mince onion.
  3. Mix cream cheese, onion and mayonnaise in a small bowl and blend until smooth.
  4. Fold cucumber into mixture until evenly blended.

Helpful hints

  • Low-fat or fat-free cream cheese works great, too.
  • Creamy Cucumber Spread makes delightful finger sandwiches. Cut the crust off bread and cut sandwiches into triangles for fancy appetizers.
  • This recipe is good on low-salt saltine crackers.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 115

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 2 g

Fat 11 g

Cholesterol 29 mg

Sodium 100 mg

Potassium 73 mg

Phosphorus 36 mg

Calcium 31 mg

Fiber 0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 milk
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

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