We love Greek yogurt. We'll serve it over berries, drizzled in honey, topped with granola—we're not picky. But did you know you can also use this creamy, high-protein food in some of your favorite recipes? Not only does it make baked goods impossibly moist, but it's also a stellar addition to dips, dressings, marinades and more. Read on for 35 Greek yogurt recipes that will solidify its place in your kitchen as a pantry staple.

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1. Greek Yogurt Biscuits

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, crowd-pleaser, kid-friendly
Swap in tangy, tenderizing yogurt for traditional butter. (You'll be slathering them in honey butter anyway.)

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2. Mini Yogurt Cheesecakes

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: special occasion-worthy, crowd-pleaser
A teeny-tiny personal cheesecake all to yourself > one slice of regular cheesecake. They're crowned with pomegranate arils and pomegranate molasses.

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3. Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, vegetarian, special occasion-worthy, crowd-pleaser
Marinated in spicy yogurt and roasted whole, this is the only cauliflower recipe you’ll ever need—and our most popular of all time.

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4. 15-Minute Cucumber-Avocado Blender Soup

  • Time Commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, beginner-friendly, vegetarian
Greek yogurt is what gives the soup its silky, creamy texture. Served with a chunk of crusty bread for dipping, this dish makes for a speedy weeknight dinner.

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5. Chimichurri Chicken Meatballs with Herbed Greek Yogurt, Red Quinoa & Green Beans

  • Time Commitment: 45 minutes
  • Why We Love It: special occasion-worthy, high protein, crowd-pleaser
Scallions, basil, cilantro, garlic and lime transform the yogurt into something spectacular.

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6. Alison Roman’s Roasted Squash with Yogurt and Spiced Buttered Pistachios

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, vegetarian, special occasion-worthy
It's a Chunky Sweater Season favorite of ours. Bookmark it now to serve at Thanksgiving later.

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7. Tuna Salad with Yogurt, Capers and Za’atar

  • Time Commitment: 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, <30 minutes, no cook, high protein
Aka the fanciest five-minute lunch you'll ever eat. Use the salad to make a sandwich and top it with pickled onions and arugula.

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8. Mint Chocolate Chip Yogurt Ice Pops

  • Time Commitment: 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: kid-friendly, crowd-pleaser, beginner-friendly
How chic is the chocolatey coating? All it takes is quality dark chocolate and coconut oil.

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9. Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Chickpeas and Yogurt Sauce

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour
  • Why We Love It: special occasion-worthy, one pan
We'd drizzle these bad boys with honey before plating them, if we were you.

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10. Pork Milanese with Cucumber Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour
  • Why We Love It: one pan, high protein, special occasion-worthy
Want to serve the chops family-style? Slice them into strips and arrange them on a large platter alongside a green salad.

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11. Chicken with Feta Cheese, Dill, Lemon and Harissa Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 50 minutes
  • Why We Love It: one pan, high protein, special occasion-worthy
Spicy, tangy harissa yogurt cuts right through the richness of the roasted chicken thighs. (Drumsticks would work too.)

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12. Harissa and Honey-Roasted Carrots

  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, vegetarian, beginner-friendly, crowd-pleaser
Complete with a creamy yogurt moat, this veggie side is deceptively easy to make but looks wildly sophisticated.

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13. Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Stuffed Peppers

  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, beginner-friendly, no cook
Thanks to store-bought rotisserie chicken, these picnic-perfect peppers don't require a second of cooking.

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14. Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Curried Lentils, Carrots and Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 25 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, special occasion-worthy
Substitute coconut yogurt for Greek and boom: This stunner's totally vegan.

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15. 3-Ingredient Mini Bagels

  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, kid-friendly
Who knew Greek yogurt and self-rising flour could do all *this*? Ready your everything bagel seasoning, folks.

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16. Chicken Kebabs with Garlic Lemon Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 25 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, high protein
The chicken gets its flavor from baharat, a warm Middle Eastern spice blend consisting of dried herbs, cinnamon, coriander, cumin and nutmeg.

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17. Spaghetti Squash Fritters

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, kid-friendly
Complete with spicy sriracha-yogurt dipping sauce. The fritters are also hiding a whole bunch of scallions, kale and Parmesan cheese.

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18. Spicy Couscous with Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 45 minutes
  • Why We Love It: special occasion-worthy, <10 ingredients, vegetarian
Crunchy almonds, refreshing mint and cool yogurt make for an impeccably balanced side.

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19. Spicy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Legs

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, high protein, special occasion-worthy
There's no need to roast a whole bird just to impress your dinner guests. This one-pan dish of chicken legs is sure to do the trick.

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20. Overstuffed Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Lime Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 50 minutes
  • Why We Love It: make ahead, high protein
Canned black beans, buttery avocado and zingy yogurt drizzle FTW. (The sweet potatoes will keep in the fridge for up to five days, BTW.)

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21. Falafel Salad with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

  • Time Commitment: 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: vegetarian, special occasion-worthy
If you're not feeling salad, pile the falafel patties onto a toasty pita and top them with all the gyro fixings your heart desires.

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22. Mujaddara with Spiced Lemon Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: make ahead, crowd-pleaser
For the uninitiated, mujaddara is a Middle Eastern dish made with rice, lentils and caramelized onions.

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23. Peaches-and-Cream Ice Pops

  • Time Commitment: 2 hours and 40 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, kid-friendly, <10 ingredients
The peaches are coated in brown sugar and cinnamon and roasted to concentrate their sweetness. Then, the fruit is marbled with a mix of vanilla-kissed Greek yogurt and crème fraîche.

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24. Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad

  • Time Commitment: 40 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, beginner-friendly, make ahead
Mayo and spuds can sit this one out in favor of sour cream, Greek yogurt and all the fresh herbs. Did we mention there are minced cornichon pickles in there, too?

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25. Buffalo Chicken Dip

  • Time Commitment: 35 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, crowd-pleaser
The party dip to end all party dips. It's lighter than usual, thanks to part-skim mozzarella, reduced-fat cream cheese and Greek yogurt.

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26. Greek Yogurt Egg Salad Sandwich

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, high protein, make ahead
See ya, mayo. The dish is spiked with dried dill for a boost of herby freshness.

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27. Mediterranean Grilled Chicken with Dill Yogurt Sauce

  • Time Commitment: 25 minutes
  • Why We Love It: high protein, crowd-pleaser
We know what you're cooking for your next barbecue. You’re going to want to make a triple batch of the dipping sauce.

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28. Extra Fluffy Almond Blueberry Pancakes

  • Time Commitment: 25 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, kid-friendly
We'll bring the mimosa pitcher, you bring a tall stack of these, which are pillowy soft and super moist, thanks to Greek yogurt.

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29. Greek Yogurt Spinach Dip

  • Time Commitment: 55 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, vegetarian
If you like spinach and artichoke dip, then you should give this tangy rendition (starring blitzed cauliflower) a try like, ASAP.

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30. Çılbır (Turkish Poached Eggs)

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, <10 ingredients, beginner-friendly
We have no doubt that this traditional dish of poached eggs over garlicky yogurt will become your new favorite breakfast. (It's toped with Aleppo-infused olive oil to boot.)

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31. TikTok Yogurt Toast

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, <10 ingredients, kid-friendly
This protein powerhouse went viral for a reason. Top your slices with whatever fruits or nuts you have on hand (or even chocolate chips).

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32. Easy Tzatziki Sauce

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, <10 ingredients, no cook, crowd-pleaser
Whether you drizzle it over lamb, scoop it up with crudités or use it as a dip for grilled chicken, count on this creamy delicacy disappearing in a flash.

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33. Healthy Pumpkin Bread

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, special occasion-worthy
Oh, hi, healthy breakfast that still feels indulgent. The bread is made with whole wheat flour, non-fat Greek yogurt and canned pumpkin purée.

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34. Lemon Berry Yogurt Cake

  • Time Commitment: 4 hours and 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: crowd-pleaser, beginner-friendly, kid-friendly
BRB, taking a bath in the lemon-vanilla glaze. Use your preferred mix of blueberries, blackberries and raspberries.

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35. Chocolate Lover's Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse Cake

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Why We Love It: special occasion-worthy, crowd-pleaser
Despite its fancy appearance, this cake requires minimal cooking. (We're talking microwaving chocolate and coconut milk for a few seconds at a time.)

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