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The Secret to Creamy Dips and Sauces
It seems everyone has jumped on the Greek yogurt train, with good reason: Even the low- and no-fat versions are significantly thicker, richer and creamier than the American stuff. By using the plain variety wherever you'd use sour cream, you'll save about 150 calories (versus using reduced-fat sour cream). Greek yogurt's cool, tangy flavor makes it great for dips and creamy dressings like ranch or green goddess, as a topping for tacos or chili, and as the base for a pasta sauce (add a few spoonfuls of the pasta's cooking water to thin it out).