½ lemon, zested
1 lemon, juiced
1 garlic clove, minced
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
Vegetables like celery, cucumber, carrots, peppers
Pita chips or baguette
- In a medium bowl, combine Greek yogurt, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Spoon the mixture into a shallow serving bowl and set aside.
- In a small bowl, add garlic, scallions, red pepper flakes, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
- Heat olive oil in a small pan over medium heat until the oil is just about to smoke. Turn off heat and add the garlic mixture.
- Let oil and garlic mixture sizzle for a minute or two and pour hot oil onto the yogurt mixture and serve with your favorite vegetables, pita chips, or toasted baguette.