Herbed Vegetable Yogurt Cheese Dip

Herbed Vegetable Yogurt Cheese Dip - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

3 cups yogurt cheese -- see directions

16 ounces 1? cottage cheese -- drained

10 ounces frozen chopped spinach -- thawed and dried

1 roasted red bell pepper -- peel, seed, chop

8 ounces water chestnuts -- drained and sliced

3 garlic cloves -- finely chopped

6 green onions -- chopped

1 carrot -- shredded

1 tablespoon Tabasco, or Pickapeppa hot sauce

1 tablespoon capers -- drained

1 tablespoon fresh basil -- chopped

1 tablespoon fresh oregano -- chopped

1 tablespoon fresh thyme -- chopped

1 tablespoon curry powder

2 lemons -- Juice

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Serve with fresh,crisp vegetables, crackers, or toasted pita chips. Makes 4 cups

__ Yogurt cheese ___ To make approximately 3 cups, use 3 16-ounce containers of yogurt. Rinse and squeeze dry a large piece of cheesecloth. Double it and use to line a strainer. Spoon in yogurt, fold over any excess cloth to cover,and set over a bowl to drain overnight, refrigerated. Scrape cheese into a covered container. Final yield will depend on how much liquid was in yogurt.

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Latest Reviews

"Delicious recipe! In a rush I was able to simmer for 45 mins and use some red wine that's been sitting in the cabinet. To make this healthier I used whole wheat thin spaghetti and no salt added cans except for the tomato paste." - zach g.

"This sauce was 'mild' for our tastes so I used 1/4 cup each Frank's Red Hot and butter (not margarine), added 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, healthy dash of Worcestershire sauce, and about 1/2 teaspoon chipotle (or ancho) chili powder." - mrsoul51

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"This is my first pizza sauce yet takes like a long held family secret! Truly pizzaisque!" - carla a.

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