Zaatar Yogurt Dip and Vegetables

Zaatar Yogurt Dip and VegetablesRecipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story
Sisters Meave and Faye McAuliffe run Bread & Water, a Venice Beach catering company. We translated the flavors of one of Bread & Water's popular salads into a no-utensils-required dish. A Middle Eastern spice blend, "zaatar has a slight citrus note that goes well with vegetables," says Meave.
Serves 4 to 6


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8 ounces Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons zaatar*
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups sliced red bell peppers
2 cups sliced yellow bell peppers
2 cups cucumber spears
2 cups carrots
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups lettuce leaves


Total: 10 Minutes

Mix together yogurt, zaatar, and lemon zest and juice (if you like it thinner, add 2 tbsp. water). Chill at least 2 hours or overnight to develop flavor. Serve with vegetables and hummus.

*Find in the spice aisle of well-stocked grocery stores.

Created date

June 2013

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Caloriesfromfat 6 %
Protein 6.4 g
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Sodium 57 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg