Greek Yogurt Parfait
This recipe is very suited for making on a boat and is a traditional Mediterranean dessert. The yogurt is sweet and creamy and the Mandarin oranges, pineapple and pistachios add burst of flavor.
1 Quart Plain Greek Yogurt Like Fage, Chobani or Okios.
1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
6 Tablespoons of Honey
½ Teaspoon of Cardamom (substitute equal parts cinnamon and nutmeg)
4 Seedless Mandarin Oranges like Cuties or Halo Brands Peeled and Sectioned
½ Pineapple Chunked
½ Cup Chopped Pistachio Nuts
In a bowl combine the Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, honey and cardamom and mix. In 4-6 parfait glasses (or tall boat safe glasses) put the a portion of the yogurt mixture until the each glass is 1/3 full. Place equal amounts of pineapple and orange sections until each glass is 2/3 full sprinkle ½ of the chopped pistachio nut over the fruit. Add the remaining yogurt mixture until each glass is nearly full and top with the remaining fruit and nuts. Serve immediately.