Greek Yogurt And Mayonnaise Dressing Recipe

Discover the game-changing dressing that brings together the richness of Greek yogurt, the creaminess of mayonnaise, and a burst of flavor from lemon juice, garlic, and herbs.

Greek Yogurt And Mayonnaise Dressing Recipe
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Salads are a fantastic way to incorporate fresh and nutritious ingredients into our meals.

While many salad dressings rely on mayonnaise for that creamy texture, we're here to introduce a game-changer: a delightful fusion of Greek yogurt and mayonnaise.

This tangy and refreshing dressing will elevate your salads to a whole new level of yumminess! So, gather your ingredients, and let's dive into this delicious recipe.

Greek Yogurt Mayonnaise Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dill
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Start by grabbing a medium-sized mixing bowl. Combine the Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and Dijon mustard. Mix them well until they blend into a smooth and creamy consistency.
  2. Add the minced garlic, dill, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Give it a good stir, allowing the flavors to mingle.
  3. Your Greek yogurt and mayonnaise dressing is ready to be served alongside your salads and can even be used as a delectable dip.

Given below are some salad creations that go well with greek yogurt and mayonnaise dressing.

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

 ‌ Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
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Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, shred into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup croutons
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Greek yogurt and mayonnaise dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the chicken thoroughly for about 6-7 minutes on each side.
  4. Let the chicken rest for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.
  5. In a large bowl, assemble the romaine lettuce, croutons, grated Parmesan cheese, and grilled chicken slices.
  6. Serve this classic Caesar salad with a twist by drizzling the Greek yogurt and mayonnaise dressing over it and enjoy the perfect combination of creamy dressing, grilled chicken, and crispy lettuce.


Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
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Ingredients

  • 1 can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • Fresh dill
  • Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, fresh dill, and Kalamata olives.
  2. Pour the Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing over the salad and toss until all the ingredients are lightly coated.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Crumble and sprinkle the feta cheese on top of it.
  5. Serve and enjoy this refreshing and protein-packed Mediterranean salad!

Southwest Quinoa Salad Recipe

Southwest Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients

  1. 1 cup cooked quinoa
  2. 1 cup pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  3. 1 cup corn kernels
  4. 1 red bell pepper, diced
  5. 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  6. 1 avocado, sliced
  7. 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  8. 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  9. Lime wedges for garnish
  10. Salt and pepper to taste
  11. Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing
  12. Corn tortilla chips

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, assemble the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn kernels, red bell pepper, grape tomatoes, red onion, avocado, cilantro, and corn tortilla chips.
  2. Pour the Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing over the salad.
  3. Garnish with lime wedges.
  4. Serve this vibrant Southwest quinoa salad as a satisfying and protein-packed dish that is bursting with flavor.

FAQs

Can I use flavored Greek yogurt for the dressing?

Yes, you can use flavored Greek yogurt to add an extra dimension of taste to the dressing. Experiment with flavors like garlic, herb, or even fruit-infused yogurts to create unique variations.

Can I use the dressing as a dip?

Yes, the Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing can also be used as a delicious dip for fresh vegetables, crispy chips, or even as a spread on sandwiches or wraps. It adds a tangy and creamy element to any snack or dish.

Can I store the dressing for later use?

Absolutely!  You can store the Greek yogurt and mayonnaise salad dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Give it a good stir before using it again.

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