Carrot stick dipped in the Garlic Herb Dip with cilantro for garnish.
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5-Minute Garlic Herb Dip

Inspired by Boursin, this refreshing garlic dip provides a home for the leftover herbs in your fridge. Smear the garlic herb dip on your toasted bagel or crackers. Dip your celery and carrot sticks into this garlic dip.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: 10 ingredients or less, 5-minute recipe, batch-cooking, comfort, family-friendly, freezer-friendly, gluten-free, party, vegetarian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Anna Rider

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese Allow to soften at room temperature
  • 1 clove Garlic The fresher the better

Herbs

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons Chives
  • 2 tablespoons Green Onion

Ideas to eat with dip

  • Celery Optional
  • Carrot Optional
  • Bagel Optional

Instructions

  • Collect all the ingredients for the recipe.
    Cream cheese on a plate with herbs in the background as well as a plate of carrot and celery sticks and bagel in the background.
  • Cube the cream cheese. Put the cream cheese into the food processor bowl.
    Cubed cream cheese on a plate with herbs in the background as well as a plate of carrot and celery sticks and bagel in the background.
  • Peel the clove of garlic. Squeeze the cloves through a garlic press. 
  • Scrape off all the pressed garlic and put into the food processor bowl. Process for a few seconds.
    Cubed cream cheese in the food processor bowl with carrot sticks and a bagel in the background.
  • Add half the herbs to the cream cheese and garlic mixture. I like to start with chives.
    Blended cream cheese in the food processor bowl with chives on top.
  • Using a spatula, scrape down the edges of the food processor bowl. Add the rest of the herbs.
    Blended cream cheese in the food processor bowl with cilantro on top.
  • Blend until completely smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    Blended cream cheese with herbs in the food processor bowl with salt & pepper on top.
  • Enjoy your 5-minute garlic herb dip! Try dipping carrots and celery or spread it on a toasted bagel.
    Garlic Herb Dip spread on a toasted bagel on a white plate with carrot and celery sticks.

Notes

The garlic herb dip lasts for 3-4 days in the fridge…that is if you can resist eating it all in a day.

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 39mg | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.1mg