Garlic-Tip Dressing

May/June 1991

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Thick, young garlic shoots, also called garlic scapes or green garlic, can be trimmed once or twice without harming the crop. Chop and saute them for a tasty omelet filling or use them here in this creamy dressing.

Garlic-Tip Dressing

Makes: 1/2 cup

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  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2-3 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green garlic tips, or 1 small clove garlic, chopped, plus 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Combine yogurt, lemon juice and 2 teaspoons honey in a small bowl. Whisk in oil and stir in garlic tips (or garlic and chives), 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasonings, adding more honey or salt as needed.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.


Per tablespoon: 26 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 77 mg sodium; 7 mg potassium.

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