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how to make greek yogurt taste like sour cream

Greek Yogurt Substitute For Sour Cream

Greek yogurt works as a great substitute for sour cream in many recipes and if you want to make any sauce or dips using greek yogurt in place of sour cream, this recipe helps as it makes greek yogurt taste so much more like sour cream.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Greek
Keyword greek yogurt substitute for sour cream, how to make greek yogurt taste like sour cream
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 163kcal


  • 1 cup whole greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Place the greek yogurt in a bowl & whisk very well so there are no lumps in the yogurt and it's very smooth and creamy in texture.
  • Add the heavy cream and stir well to combine.
  • Also add the lemon juice and mix well to combine with the yogurt mixture.
    You may taste the greek yogurt substitute for sour cream that you made and you may add little more cream or lemon juice if needed, to adjust to your taste preferences.
  • If not using immediately, keep it chilled for best results & serve with anything as you desire!
    Some suggestions will be to serve it as a sauce to dip nachos, fries, vegetables, serve over baked potatoes etc.


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 442IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1mg