Tailgating Recipes | Bleu Cheese Greek Yogurt Dip

If you love bleu cheese, like I do. You will love this healthier take on a delicious dip that is perfect for any tailgate.

Greek yogurt is thick, tangy, and delicious. This may lead you to think it cannot possibly be healthier than regular yogurt. In fact, it has less calories, carbs, and sodium but more protein. This is due to the straining process, which removes most of the whey. It has the consistency of sour cream without all the fat.

The bleu cheese in this tailgating dip is a great source of protein and contains beneficial amounts of magnesium for strong bones and vitamin B12 for a better functioning nervous system.

Did you give this tailgating recipe a try? Let us know your feedback on this healthier Bleu Cheese Yogurt Dip by leaving a comment below. 

Tailgating Recipes |Blue Cheese Greek Yogurt Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup bleu cheese or sharp Gorgonzola
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup onion or shallots
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 to 3 dashes of hot sauce (optional)
  • Finely chopped chives (to garnish)

Tailgating Recipes |Blue Cheese Greek Yogurt Dip

Instructions
Put all the ingredients (except the chives) into a food processor or mixing bowl and blend or mix well.
Transfer the mixture into a sealed container and store in the refrigerator for at least two hours. This will give the flavors time to properly develop.
Garnish with the chives and serve with your favorite vegetables, chips, or crackers.


Inspired by The New York Times

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