Substitutions for greek yogurt?
Are there any available substitutes for greek yogurt?
I don't have any in the fridge. Looking for a substitution besides regular yogurt or any yogurt based substitution. Looking to make a creamy like cold sauce for fish tacos.
Related (actually pretty much a duplicate): http://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/2902/what-is-the-difference-between-greek-yogurt-and-plain-yogurt
@ghoppe saw that thread. That's germane to the difference between regular yogurt and greek yogurt. While I agree regular yogurt would be a substitution; it doesn't directly answer the question.
Sour cream could work. It has a similar flavor to plain greek yogurt, although the consistency is somewhat different. In fact, My fiance and I have switched to using greek yogurt in place of sour cream because of this since sour cream is higher in calories. I think it would be just fine for a sauce.
I was thinking this, exactly. I have often seen greek yogurt used as a substitution for sour cream, so it would make sense if it worked the other way as well. Especially in the OP's original usage for a cold sauce for fish tacos.
Thumbs UP - was making hummus that called for Greek yogurt and didn't have any - used sour cream and it's delicious. Have made this with Greek yogurt in the past and I have to say - I think it's BETTER with sour cream.