This weekend I tried one of the new Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dips.
This is where I had planned to have a photo of me, dipping a carrot stick into the carton of Otria Garden Herb Ranch Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip. Unfortunately, Mr. Martini and I ate it all before I could get a good photo. Figures right? Instead, I’ll point you above to the much more professionally photographed product photo.
If it wasn’t obvious from the dip’s quick disappearance, Mr. Martini and I really enjoyed this dip. We aren’t typically vegetable dip eaters. I usually find them too runny and too much like regular salad dressing to call for the purchase.
But I will say that this dip was so much better than other vegetable dips I’ve tried. We tried the Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Dip in Garden Herb Ranch flavor, and found it delicious. The texture was definitely thicker and richer than most veggie dips I’ve tried. I suspect this is because it’s made with Greek yogurt instead of a sour cream base. The Greek yogurt also provided a nice tangy flavor to the dip that really complimented the carrots, celery, cauliflower and broccoli I ate with it. The ranch flavor was yummy as well – maybe it’s because of the yogurt, but the herbs tasted fresher to me than most normal ranch dressings. Maybe they used a different combination of herbs than I’m used to, but however they did it, they tasted great.
Another reason the tub went so quickly is because Mr. Martini discovered how yummy it tasted with pretzels. I tried a couple, and he was right – the salty pretzels with the tangy dip were fabulous!
Typically I’d feel bad about the two of us eating an entire carton of anything snack-like in a weekend, but the dip only has 60 calories per generous 2 tablespoon serving. I’m hoping to buy another tub to bring to work to dress up my afternoon carrot stick snack. I mean, I love baby carrots, but they get boring after a while, don’t they? The dip comes in four other flavors besides the Garden Herb Ranch – Chipotle Cheese, Salsa Cilantro, Cucumber Dill Feta, and Spinach Artichoke. I’m thinking the Salsa Cilantro might be fun to try.
I also found some great recipes on the Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip page that I’d love to make. There’s one there for a spinach artichoke pizza using (you guessed it) the Spinach Artichoke flavor dip. It’s so simple – prebake a pizza crust, then top with the Otria Greek Yogurt Spinach Artichoke Veggie Dip. Layer this with baby spinach leaves, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese. Pop it back in the oven for a few minutes to heat it through, and you’re done! It sounds really tasty. Really, it had me at the spinach/artichoke/feta cheese combo. Yum! There’s also a chilled pasta primavera recipe that’s listed as a side dish but I think it would make a great light lunch.
I think whatever I decide to make with my next tub of Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip, the key will be buying a second one for my husband and his pretzels.
I was one of the bloggers selected by T. Marzetti Company and Clever Girls Collective to host a Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip review. They provided me with product to test and compensation for my time. However, my opinions are entirely my own.
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