Kefir Recipes: 3 Delicious Recipes at a Glance

With the sour milk product kefir, you can try both sweet and savory recipes. In this article, we present 5 delicious dishes with kefir that you can easily imitate at home.

Kefir recipes for breakfast

Kefir is a thick milk product that contains both carbon dioxide and some alcohol. You should try these breakfast recipes with kefir:

  • Kefir fruit salad: You will need 400 ml milk kefir (fermented for 1 to 2 days), 200 g hard cheese, ½ banana, 100 g grapes, 1 apple, 1 tin tangerines, 3 tablespoons sherry, 3 tablespoons raisins, roasted pine nuts, lemon juice, salt, and Pepper.
  • Chop the fruit into cubes and the cheese into sticks. Soak the raisins in the sherry and place them in a bowl with lemon juice and kefir. Garnish the salad with toasted pine nuts.
  • Breakfast drink with kefir: you need 200 ml milk kefir, grated orange peel, 1 piece of ginger, honey, and some cinnamon.
  • Peel the ginger and add it finely grated to the kefir. Add the grated orange zest and sweeten it with honey and cinnamon to taste.
  • Rolled oats with kefir: 1/2 cup kefir, 60 ml milk, 250 g mixed berries, 50 g rolled oats, and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
  • Mix the kefir with the maple syrup and add the washed berries. Soak the oats in the milk and spread the kefir and berries on top.

Kefir recipe for the main course

You can also use kefir as an ingredient for hearty main dishes. For example in these mashed potatoes with kefir cream.

  • You will need 500 g potatoes, 300 ml milk kefir, 50 g butter, 3 tbsp parsley, salt, and agar-agar.
  • Peel and boil the potatoes in salted water.
  • Heat the butter in a saucepan and fold it into the boiled and mashed potatoes with a pinch of salt.
  • Salt the kefir and add the chopped parsley. If the kefir is too runny for you, you can thicken it a bit with agar-agar.
  • Place the potato mixture on a deep plate and garnish with the kefir cream on top.

Kefir recipe for dessert

Kefir gives sweet desserts an exciting taste. For example, this kefir stracciatella cream is suitable as a dessert.

  • You need: 150 ml milk kefir, 200 g cream, 1 vanilla bean, 80 g sugar, 50 g dark chocolate, 150 g blackberries
  • Whip the cream until stiff and carefully fold in the kefir.
  • Scoop out the pulp of the vanilla bean and add it.
  • Crush the chocolate with a sharp knife and fold it into the cream.
  • Now fill the mass in small dessert bowls and garnish with a few blackberries.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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