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Aged Cheddar Cheese & Apple Dip

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded aged Cheddar cheese, divided 375 mL
  • 1/3 cup cream cheese, room temperature 75 mL
  • 3 tbsp sour cream 45 mL
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce 10 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1 mL
  • 1/4 cup finely diced Granny Smith apple, skin on 60 mL
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 mL
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 30 mL
  • 16 large celery stalks 0

Directions

  • Step 1

    Combine 1 cup (250 mL) of the Cheddar with cream cheese, sour cream and Worcestershire in a food processor. Add salt and pepper, process until smooth and transfer to a bowl.

  • Step 2

    Toss diced apple in lemon juice. Using a spatula, mix into cheese spread along with parsley and remaining cheddar. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. Garnish with celery leaves, if desired. Serve immediately with celery sticks, or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until needed.

Tip

This delicious cheesy spread is super-versatile: Spread it on celery sticks or crostini or bake it in the over and serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 2 tbsp/30 mL with 2 celery sticks
  • Calories 90
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Carbs 2 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 200 mg