Garlic lemon yogurt dipping sauce

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Need a tasty and versatile dipping sauce for your family? This garlic lemon yogurt dipping sauce can be used in several ways with your meals and/or snacks. Get an extra dose of nutrition when lemon-flavoured yogurt is used as the base for this dip.

5 from 1 reviews
Garlic lemon yogurt dipping sauce
 
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Recipe type: Salad dressing
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • ⅔rd cup lemon yogurt
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice and zest
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt (pinch)
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients. Add in some lemon juice for zing and vitamin C, fresh dill for flavour and antioxidants, light mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and immune-enhancing garlic for flavour. Top with a pinch of salt.

 

 3 ways to enjoy this dipping sauce:

1) Serve as a dip with vegetables.

My kids especially liked this sauce as a dipper with carrots and snap peas.

2) Crunchy Apple Crab Salad

Enjoy this dip as a salad sauce in this Crunchy Apple Crab Salad.

Crunchy Apple Crab Salad:

Mix together in a bowl:

  • 1 pound of crab meat (immitation crab meat works for this, but note that immitation crab meat is a possible source of hidden gluten)
  • 1 apple cubed
  • 1 stick celery chopped
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • Romaine lettuce, torn up.

Throw this in a jar for a quick grab and go lunch.

 

3) Salmon sliders

Use as a sauce atop a salmon slider.

This is a simple sauce that will please different palates. I would love to hear your ideas of how you can use this bright and tangy dipping sauce.

Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall
Kristyn Hall MSc, RD Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian Calgary, AB.

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