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Creamy dill cucumber yogurt dip

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Selected for you this week: a creamy dill cucumber yogurt dip – a recipe, shared by Becca Heflin from This dip is always a big hit at parties! Every week, we bring you valuable quotes from around the web on yogurt.

Ingredients (Serves: 6)

  • 8 ounces plain flavored Greek yogurt**
  • 4 ounces cream cheese**, softened
  • ½ cup mini or English cucumber, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1-2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill or ½ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


In a small bowl, combine yogurt and cream cheese. Stir in the cucumber, onion, dill, lemon juice, peel, garlic, salt and pepper. If you desire a thinner consistency dip, add more yogurt, ¼ cup at a time, stirring and tasting as you go. Transfer contents to a bowl and serve with fresh, raw vegetables or pita chips.

** Note: If you want to cut the calories and fat in this dip, use reduced or non-fat yogurt and reduced or non-fat cream cheese.
Source: Becca Heflin –
Copyright: Becca Heflin

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