Savory Beet and Cucumber Yogurt Parfait

January 20, 2023 | WRITTEN BY: Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN

Savory Beet and Cucumber Yogurt Parfait

This savory yogurt parfait is filled with flavor and color. Enjoy it as a refreshing breakfast or lunch. The combination of the Greek yogurt and olive oil makes it a great source of protein and healthy fats, and the vegetables offer a dose of gut-healthy fiber.

Servings: 2 Print


  • 12 ounces cooked red beets, chilled and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, chopped into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
  • 3 cups microgreens, such as micro cilantro or micro basil
  • freshly ground black pepper, if desired


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the beets, olive oil, vinegar, and sea salt. Set aside.
  2. Layer in a half cup of yogurt into the bottoms of two mason jars or other tall glass jars. Top each yogurt layer with some of the beets, some of the cucumber, and half of the feta cheese. Add a thick layer of micro greens and repeat by layering in the remaining yogurt, beets, cucumbers, and cheese. Season with black pepper, if desired, and garnish the tops of each with a generous amount of micro greens.
  3. Enjoy immediately or keep chilled until ready to serve.


Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 660mg | Fiber: 4g

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