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Yogurt Dipping Sauce with Lemon and Basil

Ingredients (7)

  • 1 (32-ounce) container plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories296
  • Fat7.13g
  • Saturated fat4.56g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs34.64g
  • Fiber0.46g
  • Sugar32.83g
  • Protein24.15g
  • Cholesterol27.22mg
  • Sodium795.31mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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Yogurt Dipping Sauce with Lemon and Basil

Strained low-fat yogurt with fresh basil, lemon, and garlic, perfect as a dip for grilled okra or other veggies. This recipe’s adapted from Southern Living.

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Instructions

  1. 1Line a wire-mesh strainer with 3 layers of cheesecloth and place strainer over a bowl.
  2. 2Spoon the yogurt into strainer. Cover and chill 24 hours.
  3. 3After 24 hours, transfer the yogurt to a medium bowl; discard the strained liquid.
  4. 4To the yogurt, add the basil, lemon juice, garlic, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine, cover, and chill until ready to serve.
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