Mediterranean Veggie Dip

Add a Mediterranean flair to your menu with this delicious vegetable dip. This make-ahead recipe can be prepared up to one week in advance.

Mediterranean Veggie Dip
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1-1/2 cups dip

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Yogurt Cheese (below)

  • ¼ cup chopped roasted red sweet pepper

  • ¼ cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

  • 2 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion

  • 2 tablespoon chopped pitted kalamata or black olives

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • 2 teaspoon snipped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • Dippers: toasted pita bread, whole grain crackers, carrot sticks, broccoli florets, cucumber spears, or sweet pepper strips

Yogurt Cheese

  • 1 16 ounce carton plain low-fat yogurt

Directions

  1. In a small bowl combine Yogurt Cheese, sweet pepper, feta cheese, green onion, olives, parsley, and oregano. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Stir before serving. Serve with dippers. Makes 12 (2-tablespoon) servings.

Yogurt Cheese

  1. Suspend a sieve or colander over a bowl. Line sieve or colander with three layers of 100 percent cotton cheesecloth or paper coffee filter. Spoon in yogurt. Refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, at least 24 hours. Remove; drain and discard liquid. Refrigerate yogurt cheese, covered, up to 1 week. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

33 Calories
1g Fat
3g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 33
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 82mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 102mg 2%
Folate, total 4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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