Creamy Yogurt and Almond Spread

Creamy Yogurt and Almond Spread Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 239
Caloriesfromfat 65 %
Protein 9 g
Fat 17 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 3 g
Sodium 215 mg
Cholesterol 2.5 mg


1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons minced shallot
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 1/2 tablespoons roasted almond oil*, divided
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped roasted almonds
2 tablespoons Persian or English cucumber
3 pita breads, cut into wedges


In a bowl, stir together yogurt, shallot, salt, pepper, and 1 tbsp. oil. Spread on a plate, then drizzle remaining oil on top. Sprinkle with almonds and cucumber and serve with pita breads.

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Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.


Almond oil has a relatively delicate flavor--stirring some into the dip and drizzling the rest on top makes the most of it.

October 2011