Carrot Dip

Carrot Dip


1 package cream cheese ( 8 oz. or 240 g ); softened 
2/3 cup finely shredded fresh carrot 
2 tablespoons sour cream 
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh parsley 
dash of garlic and onion powder 
salt, and ground pepper to taste 


  • Combine all ingredients and process or mix until smooth.
  • Place in serving bowl, cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Serve with assorted fresh vegetables or crackers.

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