Green-Garlic & Cream Cheese

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.

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Hands-on time: 10   |    Total time: 10   |    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 or chives or scallions
1⁄4 teaspoon salt

INSTRUCTIONS

Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  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. 

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.