A “taste-lift” with Dips, Spreads, and Dressings

We’ve all got our go-to meals. Regardless of how much we love that always-delicious pasta dish, there are times when old faithful needs a little extra… oomph. And there’s no time like the present. So let’s get to it!

Spice Up Your Summer Dips, Spreads, Salads

We uncovered three mouth-watering solutions to kick up that lunch time staple, classic BBQ, or your favorite summer appetizer. Dips, Spreads, and Dressings. These will take your already delicious dish over the top. Yes, they’re simple and yes, they may very well change your life. We’ll break it down for you, starting with dips.

This first dip is simple, easy and summer-ready. Mix it up and serve it as a crudité or with a fresh baguette at your next dinner party.

PestCHO

Ingredients:

1/2 C Basic Basil Pesto
1 1/2 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
salt and pepper

Directions:
1. In a small bowl, mix together pesto and yogurt. Salt and pepper to taste.

Next up – prep that basket of pita chips because we’re about to present you with their perfect sidekick. This next dip offers a little spice to kick things up a notch.

Black Bean Dip

Ingredients:

15 Oz black beans (rinsed and drained)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/3 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
1/4 tsp chopped garlic
1 1/2 Tbsp jalapeno (chopped)
1 1/2 C shredded Monterey Jack cheese (divided)
diced tomatoes (finely, optional)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Mix all ingredients, but just 1 cup of shredded cheese.
3. Transfer to oven-proof dish and top with remaining 1Ž2 cup of cheese.
4. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until bubbly.
5. Serve with your choice of chips.
6. Enjoy with a cold drink.

Ready to move on from dips? We’ve got three killer spreads that you won’t want to miss.

Chipotle

1/2 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
1 Tbsp adobo sauce from chipotle peppers

Directions:

1. In a food processor, combine Chobani, chipotle chilies, and adobo sauce. Pulse until smooth and well blended. Enjoy on top of your favorite turkey sandwich.

The next 2 spreads are so easy, all you’ll need is a couple ingredients, and a bowl and spoon. Time to give those sandwiches a little taste-lift!

Honey Mustard
1 C Plain 0% Chobani Greek Yogurt
1/2 C Honey Mustard

Sriracha
1 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
1/2 C Sriracha

Finally, we present you with the dressings. These three delightful dressings will change your salad game forever. And that’s a promise.

Balsamic Dressing

1/2 C Plain 0% Chobani Greek Yogurt
3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp honey
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Mix everything in a jar with a tight lid and shake to your heart’s content. Drizzle on your salad and voila!

Honey Mustard Dressing

1/4 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
1 Tbsp prepared mustard
1 Tbsp honey
1/2 Tbsp lemon juice

Directions:

1. In a small bowl, whisk together and store in refrigerator. Use as you please!

Parmesan Peppercorn

(Serves 4)

Ingredients

1/2 C Plain 2% Chobani Greek Yogurt
1/2 C mayonnaise
1 crushed and minced garlic clove
1 Tbsp cracked black pepper
2 Tbsp parmesan cheese
1 tsp white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon water
pinch of salt

Directions:

1. Combine yogurt and mayonnaise
2. Stir in the rest of the ingredients and store in refrigerator.

Spice Up Your Summer with Chobani

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