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These Greek Yogurts Are Out of This World!

Updated: Jan 2

Ellenos Greek Yogurts Are Absolutely Delicious!


I love yogurt, and I am always looking for different yogurts to try. This week I have been trying different flavors of Ellenos Greek Yogurts, and I am thoroughly in love!



Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt is the yummy, fresh and pure outcome of a really yogurt-obsessed family, and because of their obsession, I am now obsessed! I am so obsessed that I am having them for breakfast, lunch, and sometimes even for dinner!


You can choose from variety of flavors like Lemon Curd, Marionberry, Passion Fruit, Vanilla Bean, Mango, and limited edition Pumpkin Pie. In addition, they are releasing a brand new Milk + Fruit line featuring Apple Cinnamon, Fig Raisin, Pineapple Ginger, and more. (By the way, the Pumpkin Pie is ridiculously good!)


All of their flavors start with hand-crafted, centuries-old family recipe, and they also make their fruit purees and sauces in-house. No matter what flavor you choose, you are going to fall in love with these creamy, absolutely delicious yogurts!



And if you want to take your yogurt obsession further, you should keep reading, because I am going to share some favorite recipes that are going to blow your taste buds away:



Ellenos Pumpkin Pie Mini Cheesecakes


Yield: One Dozen

Pumpkin Pie yogurt can be swapped for another flavor of Ellenos if desired

INGREDIENTS


Crust

· Graham Crackers – 12

· Butter – 6 Tablespoon, Melted

Filling

· Ellenos Pumpkin Pie Yogurt – 3 Containers (approximately 20oz)

· Eggs - 3

· Sugar - 1/3 Cup

· Pumpkin Spice – 1 Tablespoon

INSTRUCTIONS


1. Pre-heat oven to 325


2. Crumble graham crackers using a ziploc bag and rolling pin. Transfer crumbs to mixing bowl and incorporate melted butter until evenly distributed through the graham cracker crumbs.


3. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, sugar, pumpkin spice seasoning, and the yogurt portion of the Ellenos Pumpkin Pie. Reserve the pumpkin puree section of the Ellenos.


4. Use the bottom of a drinking glass or measuring cup to press graham cracker crust into the bottoms of a muffin or cupcake pan. Add filling mixture on top.


5. Add pumpkin puree from Ellenos Pumpkin Pie to tops of cheesecakes in pan. Swirl with toothpick to create designs as desired.


6. Bake for 25-30 minutes.


7. Allow cheesecakes to cool on counter until they reach room temperature, then cover and transfer to refrigerator to chill for 3-4 hours (overnight is ideal).


8. When ready to serve, sprinkle with topping from Ellenos Pumpkin Pie (if you didn’t devour it while baking!



Tzatziki

INGREDIENTS


· Ellenos Plain Unsweetened - 1.5 Cups

· 1/2 English Cucumber

· Garlic - 2 Cloves

· Lemon - 1

· Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 2 Generous Tablespoons

· Salt & Pepper to Taste

INSTRUCTIONS


1. Place your Ellenos into a medium mixing bowl.

2. Peel and grate half of the cucumber. Add the grated cucumber to the bowl.

3. Mince or press the garlic into the bowl. Add extra virgin olive oil, the juice of half a lemon, and a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well.

4. Taste and add more lemon juice, salt or pepper to taste.



Greek Lamb Chops

INGREDIENTS

Marinade

· Ellenos Plain Unsweetened - 1.5 Cups

· Garlic – 2 Cloves

· Lemon - 1

· Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 2 Generous Tablespoons

· Cumin - 2 Teaspoons

· All Spice - 1/4 Teaspoon

· Paprika - 1 Teaspoon

· Ground Oregano - 1 Teaspoon

· Ground Coriander - 1 Teaspoon

· Salt & Pepper to Taste

Protein Options

· 4 Lamb Chops

· Portobello Mushroom

· Shrimp

· Any Other Protein or Meat You Like to Grill!


INSTRUCTIONS


1. If you haven’t already, remove your protein from the fridge so it can rest before cooking. Ideally, you want your protein out of the fridge for 20-30 mins before you start cooking. If using a grill, turn on and prepare for high heat cooking.

2. Place your Ellenos into a medium mixing bowl to prepare your marinade.

3. In the bowl with yogurt, mince or press your garlic, add the zest and juice of the lemon, add extra virgin olive oil, cumin, all spice, paprika, oregano and coriander, and salt and pepper to taste (a generous pinch is a good starting point).

4. Cover your protein in the marinade and allow the flavors to meld for at least 5 minutes. If using a stove-top, this is a great opportunity to grab your pan and place on high heat.

5. Once your pan or grill is really hot, place your protein on to cook. For the lamb chops, about 3-5 minutes each side.

6. Use the tzatziki to dip or serve as a sauce.



Where to Buy Ellenos Greek Yogurts?


You can purchase these yummy yogurts directly on Ellenos' website, or to find a store near you that sells Ellenos Yogurts, click here. They are also available through Amazon Fresh and Instacart.


For more information about Ellenos Yogurts, and the story behind it, visit the Ellenos Yogurt's Official Website.




Disclaimer: I was provided with different flavors of Ellenos Yogurts to write this article. All opinions are my own. Photos are Courtesy of Ellenos Greek Yogurt.