This is a simple Yogurt Dill Sauce recipe that pairs well with Greek potato wedges, burgers, salmon, falafel, chicken, carrots or celery sticks. This dipping sauce is fresh tasting, has some tartness from the yogurt and a zesty lemon flavor.
Ingredients For Making This Sauce
- Plain Unsweetened Greek Yogurt – The yogurt serves as a base for the sauce. Greek yogurt has an exceptionally unique taste that is velvety in texture and extremely tangy. This makes it an excellent savory ingredient. Ensure it’s full fat, otherwise you’ll miss out on the creamy consistency. Also, if you do not have Greek yogurt, sour cream is an amazing substitution for this recipe
- Lemon Zest and Lemon Juice – The use of lemons in this sauce is meant to enhance the flavor. In addition to having amazing flavor profile, lemons provide food with the flavor it craves. In addition, adding lemon zest to the sauce will give it a stronger flavor because its essence is stronger.
- Fresh Dill – This sauce needs to be made with fresh dill and not dried one. The dried dill will not soften because this is a cold sauce and the absence of heat will not help it do so.
- Salt and Black Pepper – added to boost taste.
- Cayenne Pepper– this is optional to add a bit of heat to the sauce.
- Olive Oil – you can add this too if you want the sauce to be more velvety. Be aware that it may slightly counter the tanginess present in the sauce by a little.
How To Make This Sauce Recipe Perfectly
Place finely chopped dill leaves then place in a small bowl. Add all the other ingredients into the bowl and mix until well combined. Adding olive oil or cayenne pepper is optional.
What To Eat With Yogurt Dill Sauce
Greek potato wedges go well with this dipping sauce, as do burgers, baked salmon, falafel, lamb, chicken or vegetables like raw carrots and celery sticks. This dipping sauce is delicious, fresh tasting, and slightly tart from the yogurt so this flavor profile will work with many dishes.
How To Store This Yogurt Sauce
This recipe will keep in the fridge for 5 – 7 days. Keep covered and cold at all times until you are ready to serve. Check for flavors and add more salt or lemon juice if needed.
Other Dishes That Goes Well With Dill Yogurt Sauce
- 1 cup Plain Unsweetened Greek Yogurt
- 1 tsp. Lemon Zest
- 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice
- 2 tbsp. Fresh Dill, chopped
- 1/2 tbsp. Salt
- 1 tsp. Black Pepper, ground
- A pinch of Cayenne Pepper (optional)
- Finely chop dill leaves and add them into a small bowl.
- Add all the other ingredients into the bowl and mix until well combined. Serve.
1. This yogurt dill sauce will keep in the fridge up to 5 days.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 38Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 896mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 6g
Please note that nutritional information is not always accurate.