It is tempting to pick-up a ready-made dip at the super-market, however in less than a couple minutes you can prepare your own at home. The advantages are many…you know what ingredients are in the dip, it is much cheaper as well as fresher and healthier! You can also be creative by adding various herbs and spices. Today I prepared a dill dip to go with a basket of cut-up fresh organic veggies. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and there are few things in this life that are as stunning (to me) as a basket of fresh vegetables!
I started with a container of fat-free Fage Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is thicker that regular yogurt, making it ideal for dips. The cheapest place to buy Fage yogurt is our local Walmart. Next I gathered ground white pepper, ground cayenne pepper (for a little kick), dried dill (could not find fresh dill anywhere), one green onion, sprig of fresh parsley, and fusion black truffle salt. Not pictured is agave, minced garlic and sea salt. HyVee carries Fusion black truffle salt and it is amazing!! I used it for steamed veggies, popcorn, omelets and much more. My niece tipped me off on this fabulous seasoning! Thanks Tricia!
Blend all together, sprinkle dried dill on top and garnish with fresh herbs. Serve with your choice of fresh veggies.
Fat Free Dill Dip
1 carton fat-free Greek yogurt
1 green onion, minced fine
1 clove garlic, minced
1 sprig of fresh parsley, chopped fine
1/2 t. pepper (I used ground white pepper)
1/2 t. black truffle salt (could omit and use 1 t. sea salt)
1/2 t. sea salt
1 t. dried dill
1 t. agave
dash cayenne pepper
Mix all together and chill until ready to use. Sprinkle with dried dill over the top and garnish with fresh herbs.