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15 Recipes That Use Greek Yogurt

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11. Spinach Stuffed Salmon with Dill Yogurt Sauce: Protein plus vegetable is a standard yet tedious basis for healthy recipes. Top salmon and spinach with this lemony dill yogurt sauce to quickly elevate the dish.

12. Strawberry-Kiwi Yogurt Freezer Pops: Pureed strawberries and OJ combine with Greek yogurt for a quick treat any time of year. Add kiwi slices to fancy it up a bit.

13. Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip): Tzatziki is a traditional Greek and Turkish appetizer also used as a sauce or dip. This recipe is perfect with Mediterranean dishes or plain grilled meats on a hot summer's day.

14. Waldorf Salad: Using low-fat yogurt makes this classic salad healthier than other recipes. It's simple enough that kids can help prepare it!

15. Yogurt Cheesecake with Strawberries: Use Greek yogurt in place of higher-fat cheeses for a decadent yet guilt-free cheesecake!

What's your favorite way to use Greek yogurt?
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A former newspaper reporter, Stepfanie now writes about nutrition, health, fitness and cooking. She is a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher who enjoys running, international travel and all kinds of vegetables. See all of Stepfanie's articles.

Member Comments

  • Unfortunately I have a genetic condition where my ability to break down histamines is impaired. Therefore, I have to avoid fermented foods including yogurt. :( - 2/13/2016 9:58:22 AM
  • I do a Greek yogurt marinade with sunflower oil, lemon juice, black pepper, oregano, salt and garlic powder. I also add a 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt to my cornbread mix and it makes my cornbread moist! - 1/4/2016 8:32:15 AM
    I love your ideas, For me, these Greek yoghurt Recipes are amazing because people who like fruits can add them and those who likes nuts can also enjoy. see more ideas on http://thefitness
    lan-a-healthy-breakfast/ - 12/24/2015 4:25:59 AM
    Use regular yogurt, it will be ok. My husband hates Greek yogurt , we won't buy it at all, and our teens noticed it when I tried to fake them out by putting it in other foods. - 4/15/2015 7:28:40 AM
  • greek yogurt mixed with half of a ripened avocado = perfect hair conditioner. - 4/14/2015 11:35:50 AM
  • Yes Achanso, these will also work with regular/plain nonfat yogurt. I have started using it as a milk substitute as I've had some on hand & didn't have milk. I have 3 kids plus my husband & myself and we go through milk FAST! I have used it in macaroni & cheese, mashed potatoes & even suasage gravy! My kids are particular & do not taste the difference! They are adult/teenagers - 21, 17 & 16! I just mix some yogurt with some water until it's the desired consistancy I want. For me that would be 1% milk consistancy & viola!!! - 4/7/2015 3:04:12 PM
    Sounds good. Thank you! - 1/30/2015 8:22:40 PM
    Great ideas! Thanks - 1/16/2015 9:29:28 PM
  • I use greek yogurt instead of cream - 1/11/2015 4:22:41 AM
  • I am Greek myself and I already knew some of the ideas, as tzatziki that is extremely popular here. On the other hand, some of them never had popped in my mind! what delicious ideas! and I am very proud that Greek yogurt is so unique and tasty ;) - 7/29/2014 11:42:13 AM
  • thank you :) - 7/18/2014 8:57:18 PM
  • I'm wondering if it would also work for regular plain non fat yogurt that wasn't Greek? I realize it isn't as thick but I was thinking it might still work for some of the dips. - 6/24/2014 6:19:57 PM
  • Glad I saw this. I have leftover Greek yogurt from a recipe I made and didn't know what to do with it but today I am making quesadillas and will use it per the recipe in the article. - 6/24/2014 10:47:52 AM
    Yummmmmmm! - 6/24/2014 10:06:02 AM
  • I've found a few recipes I will be trying very soon. - 6/24/2014 9:34:47 AM

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