Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

Greek yogurt will make this dip recipe thick in texture and rich in flavor. Serve with fresh vegetables for a quick and easy appetizer.

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  • Makes: 24 servings
  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Yields: 3 cups
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Chill: Up to 12 hrs
  • Stand: 15 mins
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Cucumber-Yogurt Dip
Ingredients
1 1/2
cups Greek yogurt, or Yogurt Cheese (see recipe)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2
tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
seedless English cucumber, chopped (about 2 cups)
 
Salt and cracked black pepper
 
Fresh dill sprigs
 
Assorted vegetable dippers; baby zucchini, baby carrots, tender young green beans, small radishes
Directions
  1. In bowl, stir together yogurt, dill, mint, chives, juice, garlic, and salt. Let stand 15 minutes or refrigerate up to 12 hours.
  2. Before serving, stir in cucumber. Season with salt and black pepper. Top with dill sprig. Serve with assorted vegetables. Cover and refrigerate leftovers; stir well before serving.
Yogurt Cheese
Ingredients
2
cups plain yogurt
Directions
  1. Suspend small colander over bowl. Lime colander with three layers cotton cheesecloth or a paper coffee filter. Spoon in yogurt. (Use yogurt without gums, gelatin, or fillers to ensure whey and curd separate.) Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 24 hours. Discard liquid. Makes about 3 cups (24, 2 tablespoon servings).
Nutrition Facts (Cucumber-Yogurt Dip)
    Per serving:
  • 21 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 3 mg chol.,
  • 65 mg sodium,
  • 1 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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