Herbed Yogurt Cheese in a Jar

Herbed Yogurt Cheese in a Jar

This totable yogurt cheese is a nice hostess gift!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

4:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
containers (5.3 oz each) Liberté® Greek plain yogurt
1
teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/4
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1
tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/8
teaspoon salt
  1. Line mesh strainer with double layer of cheesecloth. Spoon yogurt into cheesecloth; bring edges of cheesecloth up and over yogurt. Place strainer over bowl to drain liquid. Refrigerate about 4 hours or overnight.
  2. In small bowl, mix basil, parsley, thyme, walnuts and pepper flakes until well blended.
  3. Spoon yogurt cheese into 1 pint-size wide-mouth glass jar. Sprinkle herb mixture over cheese. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with salt. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 8 servings (2 tablespoons each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cheese can be stored in refrigerator up to 2 days ahead. Top with herb mixture up to 1 hour before serving.
Substitute any of your favorite herbs!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 45
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.