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Opa's Yogurt Dip

It's time for fresh salads from your garden or your local markets. This recipe has been in our family for the past 30 years. "Can't you make Opa's Dip?" My husband's father, who is 98...who was a farmer in the past, has also acquired some new skills in the kitchen. He loves to help Helen prepare the meals.
This is a one-low fat recipe that he has made himself. We use this for vegetable dips or pour the dressing over your salad. I just made a fresh batch to serve with our fresh vegetables.
It's salad time!

Opa's Yogurt Dip
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup natural yogurt
  • 1-2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 shakes garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (dried)
  • pepper for taste
  1. Blend ingredients together with a whisk. Refrigerate and enjoy the blend of natural flavors.


  1. yummy! going to have to give this one a try!

  2. 98 and he's still helping in the kitchen..that's amazing!
    A great dip and I love that you named it after him:)

  3. Sounds great! How long does it keep?

  4. I probably keep it for about a month..I use it for dip and on any vegetable salad. I have to make some more.

  5. I love hearing stories like this. I am looking forward to more and more veggies and fruits again. The season always seems to short! Kathy (MGCC)

  6. I make a similar dip using equal parts mayo and sour cream. But then I guess it couldn't be called Opa's yogurt dip. =)

  7. I made this dip and it is deliciously addictive! Yum! It's a keeper.


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