So you bought a large container of plain yogurt, Greek or not, and besides topping it with granola, you aren’t sure how to use it up. Lucky for you, here are 7 recipes to make this week that all include the tangy dairy in a variety of dishes.
Need a last minute dinner idea? This is your ticket. A five ingredient recipe with great flavor is always a winner, in this case it is thanks to the sweet onions and tart, creamy yogurt. See the recipe.
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Make your morning a breeze by preparing breakfast the night before. Mix oats with milk or water and plain yogurt for a creamy taste and spruce up with honey, cinnamon, or nuts for crunch. It’s along the same lines as yogurt and granola, but much more filling. Try this recipe.
Marinate your meats in acidic yogurt to help bread down tough cuts and make a perfectly moist, tender meal. This works especially great on keeping moisture in white meat of chicken and keeping turkey from drying out, but it can be used with just about any kind of meat. We love using it to marinate our lamb recipes. Try this recipe for Yogurt Grilled Lamb.
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Use the high fat content of Greek or plain yogurt to make a deliciously creamy frozen dessert with awesome tang. Blend with a fruit sauce or jam for a beautiful combination of sweet and sour. If you don’t want to spin the ice cream, freeze into bites in a ice cube tray instead. Try this frozen yogurt sorbet.
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Making a Lebanese garlic sauce into a delicious emulsion can be tricky. Instead, make a garlic sauce with yogurt as a cheat. Drizzle on salads, pita pockets, over hummus, lamb burgers, and so much more. See the recipe.
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You thought making cheese was hard? Well this is beyond easy. Also known as Lebneh, this drained yogurt cheese is easy and a delicious appetizer. Incorporate herbs for fun flavor. Try this recipe, scroll down for the english recipe.
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Whether a chili topping or stirred into a pureed squash soup, plain yogurt is a great soup addition that has more nutritional benefits than heavy cream. Plus, it adds an acidic contract to most hearty, rich winter flavors. See the recipe.