Sizzling Garlic and Spring Herb Yogurt Dip

This sizzling garlic and spring herb yogurt dip is a great protein- and nutrient-packed snack or party appetizer. Delicious and easy to make, the dip comes together in less than 10 minutes and can be served with your favorite dippers like fresh-cut veggies, crackers and toasted bread.

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Sizzling Garlic and Spring Herb Yogurt Dip – Serves 4

  • Author: Shanthi Appelo


This Greek yogurt-based dip features olive oil infused with garlic and spring herbs. Simply heat olive oil and pour it over garlic and herb, such as parsley and basil, then spoon the mixture on top of the creamy Greek yogurt mixture.


  • 1 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, 2% milkfat
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil
  • 1 lemon wedge


  1. In a bowl, mix Greek yogurt with honey, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat for about 2-3 minutes, until the oil is shimmering but not smoking.
  3. In a glass bowl, add spices and herb, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the hot oil over the spices and let infuse until the oil has cooled slightly, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Spread yogurt in a serving dish and spoon over the oil mixture, making sure all spices are grabbed from the bottom. Sprinkle juice from the lemon wedge on top. Serve with your favorite dippers. Enjoy!

Sizzling Garlic and Spring Herb Yogurt Dip


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