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Lemon Herb Yogurt Cheese Dip

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1 cup or 8 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Yogurt is drained to form a cheese-like texture then blended with lemon peel, garlic, chives and dill for a savory dip to serve with fresh vegetables.

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  • Place yogurt in cheesecloth-lined colander; cover. Drain over bowl in refrigerator at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • Spoon drained yogurt into small bowl. Discard liquid. Add chives, dill, lemon zest, salt, garlic and pepper into yogurt cheese; stir until well blended. Cover.
  • Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve as a dip with the cut-up vegetables.

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Passover Celebrations

To prepare this recipe for Passover, select food products that are kosher for Passover as needed. Consult with your rabbi if you have any questions.


Serve with matzo instead of the vegetables.


Substitute your favorite citrus peel for the lemon peel. Or, try using other savory ingredients, such as roasted garlic or other herbs or spices, instead of the lemon peel, chives and/or dill.


  • 1 cup or 8 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Low fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1/2 Milk (FF)

Nutrition Bonus

This savory cheese dip with vegetables contains calcium from the yogurt. And as a bonus, the carrots are rich in vitamin A and the green pepper is an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 cup or 8 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
Calories 70
Total fat 1g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 50 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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