Three delicious ways with Greek yoghurt

By admin
15 November 2013

Enjoy it in food or as a delicious snack on its own. Here are three easy ways to use Greek yoghurt in some of your favourite dishes.

Enjoy it in food or as a delicious snack on its own. Here are three easy ways to use Greek yoghurt in some of your favourite dishes:

The texture of Greek yoghurt is different to other yoghurts ? it’s thicker and creamier with a sharper taste ? and you can use it in sweet, savoury, hot or cold dishes.

How to make yoghurt ice lollies

Mix 2 cups Greek yoghurt with a ? cup honey, 1 teaspoon rose-water and ? cup of your choice of berries. Divide between eight ? cup-capacity (80 ml) lolly moulds. Cover with aluminium foil and insert a wooden stick into each lolly.  Freeze for 4-6 hours or overnight.

Use it in marinade

Marinate chicken thigh fillets in 2 cups Greek yoghurt, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 4 cloves crushed garlic, 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger, lemon zest, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger, 2 chopped red chillies, salt and pepper for 2 hours or overnight before cooking.

A delicious salad dressing

Combine ½ cup Greek yoghurt, 1 clove crushed garlic, lemon juice, 4 tablespoons olive oil, ¼ cup mint, ¼ cup basil, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 tablespoons water, salt and pepper for taste.

-Carmen Niehaus: food editor, YOU

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