Charred Scallion Turmeric Yogurt Dip

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a healthy turmeric yogurt dip with charred scallions and lemon

servings: 8-10 appetizer servings

  • Author: Kayla Howey


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • kosher salt
  • 1 ½ lb greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • minced chives and parsley leaves, to garnish
  • seedy crackers, toasted bread, radishes, etc. (for serving)


  1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the sliced scallions. Let cook for a few minutes until tender and slightly caramelized.
  2. Lower the heat to medium and stir in the red pepper flakes, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt. Cook for another minute or so. Turn off the heat and let cool.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the greek yogurt, turmeric, coriander, and a ½ teaspoon of salt together. Stir in the lemon juice and honey. Lastly, stir in the cooled scallion mixture.
  4. Serve the dip with a generous sprinkle of chives and parsley leaves with crackers, toasted bread, or radishes on the side for dipping.