Chives garlic lemon dip

Chives dip


Chive yogurt is a fresh and healthy dip. Low fat greek yogurt mixed with garlic, chives and lemon tastes just as good as typical dips without added calories and fat.

Health Benefits:

Chives are a nutrient-dense food. One tablespoon of chopped chives contains 1 calorie and 0 grams of fat, 0 grams protein and 0 grams of carbohydrate while providing 3% of the daily value of both vitamins A and C.

They have anti-cancer properties and helps in digestion.

Yields: 3-4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes


  • Reduced fat Greek yogurt-1cup
  • Minced Garlic clove-2
  • Finely Chopped chives-1/4cup
  • Salt- 1/4tsp
  • Lemon juice-1-2tbsp
  • Ground black pepper-to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine greek yogurt, minced garlic, clove, chopped chives, salt, pepper and lemon juice

Serve with wsweet potato wedges (Recipe link)


  • Sour cream/mayonnaise can also be included if desired

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on October 15, 2014, in Dips, Dips, Indian, International. Bookmark the permalink. 29 Comments.

  1. if you add grated cucumber, it is tzatziki 🙂

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  2. Reblogged this on MrMilitantNegro™.


  3. Love the dip with those delicious sweet potatoes. Healthy and delicious, Also love that you used no oil in preparing the potatoes.

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  4. Just today I gotta know about chives in the supermarket, will try it sometime Chitra 🙂


  5. Yummy & interesting will try

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  6. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  7. I like the flavor of chives. 🙂


  8. I’m doing this recipe all the time and I love it !! It’s delicious !!!


  9. We make strained yogurt at home (chakkah) and I agree it is the best base for a dip…healthy yet rich and delicous 🙂


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