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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.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 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 yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon finely snipped green garlic shoots or chives or scallions
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

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

Notes

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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.