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Creamy Yogurt and Almond Spread Recipe

Recipe from: Margo True, Sunset Magazine's food editor

Serves: 6

Time: 15 minutes


  1. In a bowl, stir together 1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt, 2 tsp. minced shallot, 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, 1/8 tsp. pepper, and 1 tbsp. roasted almond oil.
  2. Spread on a plate, then drizzle with an additional 1 1/2 tbsp. oil. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp. each coarsely chopped roasted almonds and diced Persian or English cucumber.
  3. Serve with 3 pita breads, cut into wedges.

Per Serving: 239 Cal., 65% (155 cal.) from fat; 9 g protein; 17 g fat (1.8 g sat.); 14 g carbo (3 g fiber); 215 mg sodium; 2.5 mg chol.

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