How to Use Greek Yogurt in the Kitchen

December 14, 2010

Embrace the versatility of Greek yogurt by learning the numerous possibilities for how to use it in the kitchen. 

Enjoy the versatility of Greek yogurt by adding it to baked goods, smoothies, sauces, dips, and more


I think most of you know by now that I am a big fan of Greek yogurt — it’s a good source of calcium and protein, and it’s lower in sugar than other types of yogurt (especially when you stick to the original). One of the other things I love about Greek yogurt, is its versatility.

The Versatility of Greek Yogurt

Yogurt isn’t just for breakfast or snacks anymore.

ravioli with creamy pumpkin sauce made with greek yogurt


  • It can be a sweet dip for fruit…
  • ….or a savory spread for burgers and patties like my Corn Basil Cakes
  • It adds some zing to dressings that top nutritious and delicious salads like my Salmon Waldorf Salad

salmon waldorf salad with citrus yogurt dressing


chocolate pear bread


  • It can be used in place of mayonnaise and sour cream in dips and salads, like my lightened-up version of Esquites (aka Mexican Street Corn Salad).

Overhead Bowl Esquites Mexican Street Corn Salad


Have you ever used Greek yogurt in place of other ingredients?

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