Garden Veggie Dip

A blend of Greek yoghurt and cream cheese is the essence of this dip, which includes vegetables for added fresh flavour.

Ingredients

  • 115 g (½ cup) plain Greek yoghurt
  • 225 g (8 ounces) reduced fat cream cheese, cut into pieces
  • 3 carrots, halved
  • 2 spring onions, cut into pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • ½ teaspoon Maldon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 8.
  3. Pulse mixture, using On/Off switch, until blended but still chunky, about 5 pulses.  Stop machine, scrape sides, secure lid and Pulse 5 additional times.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 8.
  6. Blend for 10 to 15 seconds or just until desired texture is reached.  Do not over process.