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Carrots with Herbed Yogurt - an easy and elegant vegetarian appetizer with Greek yogurt, garlic, mint, and chives. - Salt & Lavender

Carrots with Herbed Yogurt

A simple and elegant appetizer with Greek yogurt and fresh herbs.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword carrots with yogurt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 pound baby cut carrots
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
  • Zest from 1/2 lemon
  • Butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Boil carrots until cooked as desired.
  • Meanwhile, mince the garlic and stir it into the yogurt.
  • Chop the chives and mint finely.
  • Once the carrots are done, drain and add a little bit of butter to the pot and mix. Let them cool for a few minutes.
  • Place a few dollops of yogurt in the middle of your appetizer plates. Sprinkle the yogurt with the chives and mint. Grate the lemon zest over the yogurt. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Arrange carrots on top of the yogurt. Serve immediately.


  • Serves 4-6.