Recipe Details

Yogurt Dip With Zahtar Pitas

Number of Servings: 6

Serving Size: 1/3 cup dip plus 1/2 pita

A tasty appetizer for any meal.

Name: Amount:
sesame seeds 0.50 cup
ground sumac 2 Tbsp
ground dried thyme 2 Tbsp
nonfat Greek-style yogurt 2 cups
olive oil, divided 3 tsp
Fresh ground black pepper
garlic clove, minced 1
lemon zest 0.50 tsp
whole wheat pitas (about 1 oz each) 3 small

Preheat oven to 350°F.


To prepare the zahtar, toast the sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat until seeds are lightly brown.


Add in the sumac and dried thyme. Set aside.


For the dip, mix together yogurt and 1 tsp. of the olive oil. Add about 2 Tbsp. of the zahtar, fresh ground black pepper to taste, the minced garlic, and lemon zest.


Brush the remaining olive oil over the pitas. Sprinkle with about 1 tsp. of zahtar per pita. Store the remaining zahtar in an airtight container.


Cut the pitas into wedges, and place them on a baking sheet. Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes until crisp.


Add a bowl of yogurt dip in the middle of a platter. Surround with the zahtar pita pieces.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 35
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 105mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1/2 Starch 1/2 Fat-free Milk 1 Fat