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Boost Brunch with Spicy Yogurt Four easy ways to invite spicy yogurt to bring a cool kick to the brunch menu


By Gail Cunningham

Invite spicy yogurt to bring a cool kick to the brunch menu. Here are four easy ways:

  • Carrot Pancakes with Za’atar Yogurt
    Short stack of savory-sweet carrot and chickpea flour pancakes, griddled golden and puffed, topped with za’atar-spiced yogurt, toasted pistachios and golden raisins.
  • Cajun Hash Browns with Blue Cheese Yogurt
    Crispy sweet potato and Yukon Gold potato hash browns topped with a drizzle of tangy-rich blue-cheese yogurt and cayenne-pepper sauce.
  • Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Yogurt Bowl
    Greek yogurt topped with pan-roasted heirloom grape tomatoes, avocado, a swirl of extra-virgin olive oil, toasted pepitas, flat-leaf parsley and coarse-ground sea salt.
  • Chorizo Chilaquiles with Eggs and Roasted Poblano Yogurt
    Smoky pinto beans, simmered with corn tortillas and spicy chorizo, topped with a fried egg, crumbled queso fresco and roasted poblano yogurt.


  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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