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Zaatar Yogurt Dip and Vegetables

Photo: Thomas J. Story
Total time 10 mins
Yield Serves 4 to 6
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.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Hummus

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

Cook's Notes

Allow time for the yogurt dip to chill.