Dill-Flecked Yogurt Sauce Recipe

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Fresh dill is great to have on hand for this easy-to-make yogurt-based sauce.
10 minutes DURATION
Makes about 1 cup SERVINGS


  • 1 small clove garlic
  • Sea salt
  • 1⁄2 cup yogurt
  • 1⁄4 cup sour cream
  • 1⁄2 cup finely chopped dill


  • Pound garlic in mortar with 1⁄4 teaspoon salt until smooth.
  • Stir in yogurt, sour cream and dill. Taste for salt. You’re done unless you prefer to puree the sauce. Then it will come out pale green with occasional flecks of dill. Get more recipes for summer produce in Super-Easy Summertime Vegetable Recipes.
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This sauce matches up with countless edibles: beets; lentils; steamed and cooled carrots; potatoes, hot or cold; braised leeks; grains. It’s worth having a mass of dill in your garden for this go-everywhere sauce.

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