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Whipped Queso Fresco with Spring Vegetables

Whipped Queso Fresco with Spring Vegetables
Serves 6
This easy dip can be served with your favorite vegetables, breads, or crackers. Alternatively, use it as a spread on a sandwich.
  1. 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  2. 1½ teaspoons za’atar spice blend
  3. 1 shallot, minced
  4. 12 ounces queso fresco
  5. 1 tablespoon chive, thinly sliced
  6. 1 tablespoon chervil, minced
  7. 1 tablespoon parsley, minced
  8. 1 cup full-fat plain yogurt
  9. Mixed baby spring vegetables to serve alongside
  10. Crackers to serve alongside
  1. ►Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add za’atar and cook until fragrant and just sizzling about 10 seconds. Transfer mixture to a heat-proof container and let cool to room temperature. Set aside.
  2. ►In the same pan, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-low heat. Stir in the shallot and cook until soft and translucent, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Set aside.
  3. ►Using the medium sized holes on a box grater, grate queso fresco into a large bowl. Add in chive, chervil, parsley, yogurt, and shallot. Use a whisk or wooden spoon to vigorously mix the
  4. mixture until smooth.
  5. ►To serve, spoon whipped queso fresco into a serving dish and top with za’atar oil. Serve with mixed baby spring vegetables and crackers on the side.
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