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Herbed Yogurt Cheese in a Jar

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

This totable yogurt cheese is a nice hostess gift! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/4
cup Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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