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yogurt garlic sauce

A Simple Yogurt Garlic Sauce

A delicious dipping sauce for your fritters and appetizers.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Condiment
Calories 1508 kcal


  • 16 ounces cold plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed or minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 pinches of freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt to taste


  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate until serving.
  • Store in a hermetically sealed container.


  • One of the best things about this sauce is the freshness of the ingredients. Make sure that you have the best quality ingredients for this sauce to be successful.
  • Use either a garlic press or a mortar and pestle or a Microplane grater to crush the fresh garlic cloves.
  • You can serve this sauce with most fritters, grilled meat, and crudites.
  • A yogurt dipping sauce is not supposed to be runny. The sauce should be smooth, silky, and not thick. You should need a spoon to remove it from its container.
  • Use in sandwiches as a spread.
  • Greek Yogurt is one of the best yogurts to make sauces because of its taste and consistency.
  • Serve immediately or keep refrigerated for up to three days until use.

Other variations for this sauce

  • Use fresh dill, parsley, cilantro, basil.
  • Mustard sauce
  • Cayenne pepper or crushed pepper flakes
  • Paprika
  • Nuts: peanuts, cashews, walnuts, or pistachios


Calories: 1508kcalCarbohydrates: 370gProtein: 46gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2451mgPotassium: 2499mgFiber: 84gSugar: 85gVitamin A: 11353IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 221mgIron: 127mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword 15 minutes meal, condiment, dipping sauce
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