Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

10 Modern Menu Applications for Yogurt Ideas and inspiration for how to use yogurt creatively in your menus


By Rob Corliss

With its tangy dairy notes and creamy mouthfeel, Greek yogurt serves as a contemporary go-to for sauces, dressings, dips, beverages and more.

  • As the creamy base in a spread
  • As the creamy base in a coleslaw, chicken salad, pasta salad or egg salad
  • As a creamy finish in a sauce
  • As a topping on chili, tacos, soup, breakfast items (pancakes/waffles, oatmeal), baked potatoes
  • As a marinade and natural tenderizer with meats
  • In a salad dressing (as mayonnaise replacement)
  • In a dip blended with pesto, hummus or guacamole
  • In a smoothie or beverage to add protein and creamy mouthfeel
  • Stirred into a vegetable purée
  • Blended with fresh fruit and frozen to replicate a sherbet


  From the Jan/Feb 2018 Top 10 Trends issue of Flavor & the Menu magazine. Read the full issue online or check if you qualify for a free print subscription.

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