20 Easy Greek Yogurt Recipes

Here are all the best Greek yogurt recipes: from dips to desserts to mac and cheese! There’s nothing a creamy dollop doesn’t make better.

Greek yogurt recipes

When it comes to Greek yogurt…the sky’s the limit! This thick, creamy yogurt has exploded in popularity: and for good reason. Not only is it creamy and delicious, it really does have a lot of health benefits. Here at A Couple Cooks, we always stock Greek yogurt in the fridge. It’s always on hand to whip up a delicious recipe or as a healthy substitute for oil, butter or mayo.

Here’s a collection of genius Greek yogurt recipes to show just how versatile it is! From creamy dips to chocolate pudding, zucchini bread, and mac and cheese, there’s really something for everyone in this list. Let’s get started!

And now…the top Greek yogurt recipes to try!

Is Greek yogurt healthy?

This is one place where experts can agree. Greek yogurt is a healthy food that’s full of nutritional benefits! So these Greek yogurt recipes really do pack a punch. Here are some highlights of the nutrition info for Greek yogurt (source):

  • Greek yogurt is packed with protein. It’s got 12 to 17 grams protein per serving, depending on the brand. That’s about 30% of your daily need!
  • Greek yogurt has live probiotics that help digestion. Probiotics are a healthy bacteria that can also boost your immune system.
  • Greek yogurt has lots of calcium. One serving has 18% of your daily need.
  • Greek yogurt has Vitamin B-12. B-12 is important for brain functions and red blood cells. One serving has about 20% of your daily need, and it’s a great meat-free way to get B-12 (which is only found in animal products).
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Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip (& More Recipes!)

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This Greek yogurt dip tasty and easy to put together! With a few real food ingredients, this healthy snack comes together in just 5 minutes.


  • 1 large shallot (2 tablespoons minced)*
  • 2 cups (18 ounces) 2% or whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper


  1. Mince the shallot. 
  2. Mix the shallot together with the remaining ingredients. If your Greek yogurt is very thick, you can stir in a few teaspoons of water until it is the desired consistency. Serve immediately. Store refrigerated.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Greek yogurt recipes

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

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