Greek Yogurt Elotes

Healthy Greek Yogurt Elotes

What’s better than tacos? Sides to go along with those tacos, duh! I was introduced to Elotes about a year ago when I stopped by a local restaurant to pick up some tacos (what else is knew). I’ve never had Elotes beforehand; however, I was in awe the moment I took my first bite. Later I learned that Elotes are made with mayonnaise and I my friends, am NOT a fan of mayonnaise. It’s not good for you and it just looks like a tub of fat in my opinion, but hey, to each their own! Greek yogurt Elotes for the win!

With summer in full swing, I wanted to whip up some “healthy” sides for our summer dishes. Since the corn is well over knee high (by the 4th of July), I thought corn would be the perfect side – especially doctored up.

Pair this corn with my Avocado Panko Crusted Mango Tacos or Roasted Cauliflower Panko Tacos !

Greek Yogurt Elotes

Greek Yogurt Elotes
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
13 mins

Greek Yogurt Elotes with butter and seasonings. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 corn stalks
Calories: 150 kcal
Author: morganicmind
  • 1 5.3 oz + 2Tbsp container Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Salt or Slap ya Mama seasoning
  • 1 tsp Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 Lemon Wedge or lime
  • Sprinkle Chilli Powder
  • Sprinkle of Parmesan Feta, or Cotija Cheese
  • 4 Stalks Corn
  • Butter
  • Salt & Pepper if desired
  1. Mix the greek yogurt with the lemon juice, onion powder, garlic salt, and minced garlic.
  2. Boil a large pot of water and cook the corn for 7-10 minutes.
  3. Remove corn from water and lather with butter (come on be rebellious)!
  4. Brush the greek yogurt mixture over the buttered corn all around.
  5. Roll the corn over a bed of cheese (of your choice) and top with cilantro and chili powder.
  6. Serve either on or off the cob!

Greek Yogurt Elotes

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