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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 8.8
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 5.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing

Introduction

Use this to dress your salad or as a dipping sauce for cut vegetables. Don't like cilantro? No problem, just swap it out for Italian parsley or dill.
Use this to dress your salad or as a dipping sauce for cut vegetables. Don't like cilantro? No problem, just swap it out for Italian parsley or dill.

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves
    2 green onions, white and green parts
    juice of 1 lemon (3-4 tablespoons)
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    6 ounces nonfat Greek yogurt







Tips

If you don't have a food processor or blender, chop the cilantro and green onions by hand and blend with remaining ingredients using a fork.

Save time: Don't pick off each leaf by hand. Use a chef's knife and make short horizontal strokes along the base of the leaves and they'll come right off.


Directions

Place all ingredients except the yogurt in a small food processor or blender and pulse to chop. Add the yogurt and pulse to combine. Refrigerate for up to five days and serve cold.



Serving Size: Makes 3/4 cup, one tablespoon per serving






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  • Incredible!
    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Great! I added two cloves of garlic, minced very fine. A great tangy dressing/dip. I think it would even make a good sandwich spread, but haven't tried it yet. - 3/26/12

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  • Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Substituted lime juice for the lemon for a more latin flavor. Very nice! - 8/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I love this! I would recommend using 3 tbsp of lemon juice, not the full 4. Also, I substituted dill in for the cilantro and it's really delicious! Lots of flavor! I put use it with everything- salads, on top of baked potatoes, as a dip... you name it! - 6/12/12

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  • 12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Great idea! However, why only use the cilantro leaves? Whenever I use cilantro, I use the stems as well. There's plenty of flavor there that's getting thrown out! - 3/5/12

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    My yield was 1.25 cups. This is very good and had a nice bite. I made it exactly as stated. You could probably substitute lime juice for the lemon juice, maybe add some fresh minced garlic. But just as is, it's very good. Thanks for the recipe. - 3/25/12

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  • 10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Great! I've been substituting fat free Greek yogurt for all of my recipes asking for sour cream, with very good results. - 3/5/12

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very good, tried it with cilantro and another time Italian parsley.
    - 3/5/12

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Glad I found this, low sodium dressing is practically non existent, at 5 mg I love it!!! Used Cilantro spice (1 TBS and 1 tsp) instead of fresh, need to dial it back a little as it is spicy. Even the wife unit like it and she is all about Kraft Ranch, Bacon etc. dressings - 6/27/12

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  • 5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great idea. I am going to try substituting the greek yogurt for mayo in home-made ranch dressing t0 see how this works - 6/3/12

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  • Very Good
    5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    sounds good to me, I wonder what a little fresh tarragon and dill would do for it - 3/22/12

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I have made something very close to this recipe except I put some hot sauce in it and I didn't use lemon juice. It is a great healthy dip! Love it!!
    - 3/22/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I don't like cilantro (personal aversion) so substituted dill and it is awesome! Great dip and good salad dressing! - 3/5/13

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I added some Garlic I roasted as suggested by other reviewers and Mint. We use a lot of Mint in my Family. :) Can't wait to try it with Dill over some fish. - 2/21/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made this as written with a little 'Slap yo Mama' seasoning. Excellant~o! - 2/11/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Wow, it is so good. - 9/21/12

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty! - 3/5/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I left out the Cilantro as my husband is allergic to it, but otherwise left it as is and loved it. - 3/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Add sone minced garlic and it's Perfection.... A+ - 3/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Sounds awesome--I can't wait to try this one. Someone suggested dill, so I think I might experiment a bit.
    Also, it's nice to read so many positive comments--sometimes the negative words thrown around in this section seem very mean and not at all helpful.
    Stay positive, and keep the idea's comin - 3/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I luv this, it sounds just perfect. - 9/10/12

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like it'd be great with baked pita chips :D - 5/4/12

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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I have not yet made it. However, I a happy to find delicious, healthy, homemade dressings for salad. - 4/23/12

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  • I have to watch my sodium so I LOVE making my own salad dressing. I also blend herbs with Olive or Saffron oil. My family likes these fresh versions better than the stuff from the store. The only one I haven't figured out...Poppy Seed :-) - 6/14/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds (and looks) just wonderful!

    - 3/31/14

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Perfection!!! - 3/27/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Thanks! - 2/18/14

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  • O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Way too much cilantro. I like other ideas posted of using dill and/or adding fresh garlic. - 3/13/13

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Was very excited about this - spent most of an hour chopping and preparing. The resulting dip is good, but not as fabulous as I'd hoped-overpowers my veges. Should have used less than 3 Tbs lemon. Might add some garlic and/or dill as suggested. Would be great with fish - it's very lemony! - 3/6/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds YUM!!!!

    I like tarragon and dill and garlic...I may try making this with those ingredients added. Now to find a NOT "nonfat" yogurt!

    Thanks for a tasty-looking, carb-friendly recipe! - 3/6/13

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  • I haven't made this yet but its sounds very good - especially as I cannot tolerate garlic. - 3/5/13

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  • I don't like cilantro, what would be a good substitute? - 3/5/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I use fat-free plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream in all my dip recipes. I even put it on top of a baked potato. - 3/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A great recipe that only calls for natural ingredients! - 3/5/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tasty. - 1/9/13

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  • @LLBLOVER - to sub for Greek Yogurt, you can use a container of any plain yogurt and drain it (use an extremely fine strainer or if you don't have one , secure cheesecloth or any piece of very thin, clean, unbleached material like cotton batiste so it simulates a s strainer) in fridge for 6 to 8 hrs - 11/6/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    hmmm, sounds great - i love the garlic idea - maybe roasting the garlic too will give it a more mild garlic kick. - 10/19/12

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  • Delish...I added a pack of ranch dressing mix and a little skim milk. I put it on sandwiches, salads, dip chicken it it. LOVE - 9/25/12

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  • This is a great recipe. Thank you - 8/24/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I think the dill sounds really good instead of cilantro. - 8/24/12

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  • Tasty, but tangy. Might loose a T of lemon juice. Next time I will try adding a little Ranch seasoning along with the fresh herbs. - 8/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds fantastic! We buy greek yogurt and I love cilantro. Sounds like a surefire hit. - 7/2/12

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  • This sounds great.. However I cant get the green onions easily where I live.. does anyone has any suggestions as to what I could use instead?? Also, adding garlic sounds wonderful! Will try it like that! Thanks! - 5/17/12

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  • I wondered if you could substitute basil for the cilantro as I'm not a fan of cilantro at all, and even stopped using it in my homemade salsa? - 5/9/12

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  • What should I substitute with if there is no Greek yogurt where I live? - 5/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love all herbs and can't wait to try this, I especially LOVE cilantro! - 4/23/12

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  • Sounds good. I love yogurt to dip fruits and veggies.
    - 4/5/12

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  • This is YUMMY YUMMY!!! - 4/5/12

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  • Very fresh tasting and will try variations the next time I make it by using dill and garlic. I may cut back just a little on the green onions also. - 3/31/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds easy and good! - 3/22/12

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  • Not so crazy about cilantro. - 3/22/12

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  • Very good! ♥ it will be making this more often. Thank you. - 3/22/12

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  • Looks Yummy ! I will definetly try it out. - 3/20/12

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  • Good dressing for the calories. Lots of cilantro flavor, will continue to experiment with other ingredients like parsley and dill. - 3/19/12

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  • Great Idea , I will try it soon.
    Thnx - 3/17/12

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  • the use of greek yogurt makes this very different . - 3/15/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Will try this with Dill. I love Dill and when it is mixed with reduced fat sour cream it is so good. I will try it with Greek Yogurt. - 3/15/12

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  • Sounds like Indian raita dressing. Yum! - 3/12/12

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  • very creamy and tasty.. - 3/10/12

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  • Yummy and easy to make - 3/5/12

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  • For the 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves, do you chop first and then measure? Does it matter? Thanks. - 3/5/12

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  • always looking for new dressing recipes and this one is good! - 3/5/12

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  • Yummy! - 2/27/12

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