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Everything Bagel Dip Three Ways



– 1 1/3 cups Real California cream cheese – 2/3 cup Real California cottage cheese – 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice – 2 tablespoons Real California milk – 1 teaspoon pepper – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 3 tablespoons everything bagel seasoning, plus more for sprinkling – Crostini toasts or bagel chips, for serving Remix 1: – 3 tablespoons bacon bits – 2 tablespoons chopped tomato – 1 tablespoon minced red onion – Grilled pita bread, for serving Remix 2: – 2 tablespoons Real California crème fraîche, sour cream, or Mexican crema – 2 teaspoons chopped chives – 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill – Bell peppers, radishes, cucumbers, carrots, and endive spears, for serving :Kid Friendly, Crema, Veggies, Everything Bagel Spice, Pass The Remix, Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Yogurt, Crème Fraîche, Hispanic Dairy, Sour Cream, Milk, Cream Cheese, Crema, Cheese
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Prep time: 15 minutes

In the food processor, combine cream cheese, cottage cheese, lemon juice, milk, pepper, and salt and pulse to puree. Stir in bagel seasoning.

Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with more bagel seasoning. Serve with crostini or bagel chips.

Makes about 2 1/4 cups.

To Remix the Recipe, try either or both of these variations:

Remix 1: Top Everything Bagel Dip with 3 tablespoons bacon bits, 2 tablespoons chopped tomato, and 1 tablespoon minced red onion. Serve with grilled pita bread.

Remix 2: Drizzle Remixed Everything Bagel Dip with 2 tablespoons crème fraîche, sour cream, or Mexican crema. Top with 2 teaspoons chopped chives and 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill. Serve with bell peppers, radishes, cucumbers, carrots, and endive spears.

Recipe credit: Jill Hough for the California Milk Advisory Board