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4.93 from 13 votes

Healthy Yogurt Dipping Sauce (or Dressing) w/ Dill, Garlic & Lemon

Enjoy this zero-guilt, flavor-packed healthy dipping yogurt sauce - made with plain yogurt, fresh dill, lemon juice, and garlic. It can also be used as a salad dressing!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Dressing, Side Dish
Keyword: Vegetarian, Yogurt Sauce


  • 2 cups plain yogurt whole-fat or greek yogurt, substitute plain coconut yogurt for a vegan twist
  • 1/3 cup fresh dill chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh-squeezed, if possible
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp coarse black pepper (or to taste)
  • sprinkle lemon zest to top
  • 1 tsp onion powder optional


  • Combine yogurt, chopped dill, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Once thoroughly combined, add lemon zest to top of sauce for garnish.
  • Refrigerate at least a few hours to overnight before serving to let the flavors meld.
  • Enjoy! Use within one week.