Yogurt Sauce with Garlic

Cooling, bright and easy to make, this sauce enlivens starches and complements the richness of meat.

If you’re adding fresh herbs you can blend it for a smooth, bright green result.

Yields about 1/2 cup

1-2 cloves garlic, minced, grated or pressed (depending how strong/sharp you want it)

1/2 cup whole milk plain yogurt or Greek yogurt

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 tablespoons olive oil

 

The everything together in a small bowl.  Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

 

VARIATIONS

Add plenty of finely chopped fresh cilantro, parsley, mint, chives or a combination

Add lemon juice for brightness

Add hot sauce, to taste

Add minced fresh jalapeno or serrano peppers

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 tablespoons olive oil

 

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.  Taste and adjust seasoning with salt, pepper

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