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

"Homemade fluffy biscuits are easy to make with this simple recipe using plenty of baking..." - jamie hensley

"This simple recipe for pizza crust delivers crust that is chewy and soft, with a crispy exterior." - gina

"I've made this quite a few times now and it has become of a family favorite. I dredge the chicken breasts in flour (seasoned with a little salt, pepper, and garlic powder) and brown them. I also double the sauce...I use Frank's and don't add the celery seed. So good!!!" - mdbailey60

"My boyfriend's special recipe makes the peanut butteriest tasting cookie I have ever tasted. ..." - shelly white

"I've tried so many pot roast recipes but never found one I thought was outstanding until I came upon THIS! I followed the instructions to the letter and it was the best I've ever had! There are only two of us so I cut it in half and it worked perfectly. I ran across another that is identical other than ... " - liz wilcox

"I made this sauce and loved the taste. The only thing I didn't like was how thick it was 'like a paste thick'. Next time I will add a little water to loosen it up some." - rdarej3

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