14 Things to Do With... Greek Yogurt
Here's a bevy of uses for this delicious and versatile ingredient.
Sure, it’s good as a breakfast food. But Greek yogurt, with more protein and richness than other yogurt varieties, is great for way more than just making a parfait.
Here, WeightWatchers.com staffers share their favorite uses for the versatile ingredient.
- Add chopped cucumbers, dill and a pinch of salt for a quick Greek tsatziki.
- Instead of milk or sweetened yogurts, toss some in your smoothie for a thicker texture.
- Try it as an alternative to heavy cream when making alfredo sauce for pasta.
- Mix with chocolate syrup for an easy fruit dip for a party platter.
- Add a pinch of salt for a rich substitute for sour cream.
- Stir in to a puréed vegetable soup to add thickness and protein.
- For a simple frozen yogurt, add chopped fruit and sweetener and put it in the freezer.
- Use it instead of mayo in chicken, tuna and egg salad to drastically cut down on PointsPlus™ values.
- For a quick dessert, stir in light jam, raspberries, raisins, cinnamon or shredded coconut.
- Use it as a frosting for cake or cupcakes. Just add vanilla or almond extract and a bit of sweetener.
- Add spices and a bit of milk for a quick, guilt-free, creamy salad dressing.
- Try as a pre-grill marinade for chicken or lamb: a bit of yogurt, za’atar, lemon zest, pepper flakes and a pinch of salt.
- Add horseradish to make a fish or shrimp dip.
- Mix it with skim milk and use instead of buttermilk for pancakes.