Our 10 Most Popular Recipes Featuring Greek Yogurt

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes Featuring Greek Yogurt

Kelli Foster
Apr 12, 2017
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Greek yogurt is an ingredient you'll almost always find stocked in my fridge. I love it for the cool tang it brings to breakfast parfaits, the protein boost it adds to smoothies, and its versatility as a wholesome stand-in for sour cream or mayo. You might just be surprised at some of the things it can do. From dips and dressings to breakfast popsicles and cakes, here are 10 of our most popular recipes where Greek yogurt shines.

1. Smoky Deviled Eggs with Greek Yogurt & Frizzled Shallots

These are not your mother's hard-boiled eggs. In addition to the warm, smoky flavor, this recipe swaps out the mayonnaise for Greek yogurt, which adds some lightness and a wonderful tang.

(Image credit: Dana Velden)

2. French Onion Dip with Caramelized Onions & Greek Yogurt

For a lighter take on an iconic dip, this recipe substitutes Greek yogurt (your choice of full-fat or low-fat) in place of sour cream and mayo. It gives the dip an equally thick and creamy texture with an added brightness.

(Image credit: Megan Gordon)

3. Creamy, Cool Herbed Yogurt Dip

Get the veggie sticks out, because this dip is ready for your next party! Greek yogurt acts as the wholesome base for this herb-packed dip.

(Image credit: Nealey Dozier)

4. Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese, Greek Yogurt & Greens

Want creamier scrambled eggs? All you have to do is reach for the Greek yogurt. It works as a healthy stand-in for rich heavy cream, and the results are just as lush with a tangy twist.

(Image credit: Kimberley Hasselbrink)

5. Yotam Ottolenghi's Chickpea Sauté with Greek Yogurt

Go beyond Greek yogurt for breakfast and use it as a condiment at dinner. Add it how you would sour cream for an instant upgrade in flavor on meat or even this bowl of sautéed veggies.

(Image credit: Maria Midoes)

6. How To Make 2-Ingredient Yogurt Drop Biscuits

Whole-milk Greek yogurt is the answer to your weeknight biscuit dreams. Paired in equal parts with self-rising flour, it's the ingredient that makes warm, tender biscuits (with a tang reminiscent of sourdough) your reality in about 20 minutes.

(Image credit: Nealey Dozier)

7. Late-Winter Salad with Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Lean on Greek yogurt for thick, ultra-creamy dressings. It also works as a stand-in for mayo and sour cream.

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)

8. Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles

Thanks to Greek yogurt, these parfait-inspired Popsicles are totally breakfast-worthy. Thinned with milk and layered with berries and granola, this is our favorite way to eat yogurt on the go anytime of the year.

(Image credit: Maria Siriano)

9. Strawberry and Pistachio Frozen Yogurt Bark

Channel your love for candy bark into a wholesome treat with Greek yogurt at the helm. Mixed with a touch of honey and vanilla extract, Greek yogurt is spread over a baking sheet, then topped with fruit and nuts and frozen until solid.

10. Yogurt and Honey Olive Oil Cake

There's enough protein-packed Greek yogurt in this cake to justify eating it for breakfast. It's used twice — both in the batter to deliver a tender and ridiculously moist crumb, and on top for serving. Consider the latter your wholesome alternative to frosting.

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