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Roasted Summer Zucchini Dip

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The summer is winding down, sadly!

But we can still enjoy the bounty of summer veggies, right?

Here is a recipe that highlights zucchini: Roasted Summer Zucchini Dip!

An incredibly simple appetizer to make with that bounty of summer zucchini. It comes together quickly and is a perfect make-ahead recipe for summer entertaining and snacking. The chilling time in the refrigerator allows the flavors to blend and deepen. This dip is also delightful as a spread to compliment turkey and tomato sandwiches in the place of traditional mayonnaise.


Roasted Summer Zucchini Dip

An incredibly simply appetizer to make with that bounty of summerzucchini.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 205 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 medium zucchini washed
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ c. Plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ c. cream cheese
  • 1 c. fresh parsley basil or a combination of the two
  • ½ lemon juiced

To Serve:

  • Assorted fresh vegetables and crackers as desired

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper for easy clean up.
  • Slice zucchini and onion into 1/8” slices. In a large bowl, gently toss zucchini and onion with olive oil. Add sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Arrange in a single layer on the baking sheet and place in the oven to roast until tender and lightly golden, 18-20 minutes.
  • Transfer cooked zucchini mixture to a blender or a food processor. Add Greek yogurt, cream cheese, fresh herbs, and lemon juice. Process until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust the seasoning with additional salt, pepper, and/or lemon juice, as needed.
  • For best flavor, place in refrigerator to chill and allow the flavors to marinate for at least 90 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Summer Zucchini Dip
Amount per Serving
Calories
205
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
15
g
23
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Trans Fat
 
0.003
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
31
mg
10
%
Sodium
 
146
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
723
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
13
g
4
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
Vitamin A
 
5580
IU
112
%
Vitamin C
 
105
mg
127
%
Calcium
 
169
mg
17
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Roasted Summer Zucchini Dip

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