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Lemon-Dill Cucumber Dip

Fat-free Greek-style yogurt gives this quick and flavorful dip a rich, creamy texture. It's perfect served with your choice of fresh, crunchy veggies or toasted whole-wheat pita bread. The flavors are flexible, so customizing to taste is easy —add more cucumber for extra crunch or a little more garlic for extra bite. —Jeremy McCarty, Asheville, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings (1/4 cup each)


  • 2-1/2 cups fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional dill and lemon zest, optional


  • In a small bowl, mix first seven ingredients; refrigerate, covered, until flavors are blended, about 1 hour. If desired, sprinkle with additional dill and lemon peel before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 36 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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