Creamy 5-Minute Lemon Dill Sauce Recipe Is for Drizzling & Dunking by 30Seconds Food

Creamy 5-Minute Lemon Dill Sauce Recipe Is for Drizzling & Dunking

Creamy dill sauce adds freshness to so many dishes – from proteins to vegetables to side dishes. This easy dill sauce recipe is made with healthy yogurt, fresh lemon and lots of dill. You'll want to drizzle it on everything or dunk everything in it!

The gluten-free ingredient list for this five-minute dill sauce recipe is simple: Greek yogurt, milk, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, sugar and fresh dill. You whisk the low-sodium ingredients together and serve up the sauce with everything from fish to shrimp to chicken to crab cakes to french fries to salads.

This low-sodium dill sauce recipe will keep in the refrigerator for about three to four days. Be sure to stir it before using. 

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 (makes about 1 cup)


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (you could substitute sour cream)
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons minced fresh dill

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Recipe Notes

  • Instead of Greek yogurt, you could substitute sour cream.
  • We prefer to squeeze our own lemon juice, but in a pinch, you can use bottled lemon juice.
  • For best results, stir well before using.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. Whisk to combine. Refrigerate until ready to use. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 84

Total Fat: 1.6g

Saturated Fat: 0.8g

Cholesterol: 7mg

Sodium: 117mg

Total Carbohydrate: 10.6g

Dietary Fiber: 0.9g

Total Sugars: 6g

Protein: 7.8g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 139mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 241mg

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Elisa Schmitz
My mouth is watering. This sauce looks absolutely amazing! #yum
I love dill on my salmon and this looks perfect...

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