Easy Dill Sauce

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This easy dill sauce is perfect for topping grilled or roasted vegetables, fish, or chicken. With just 6 simple ingredients, this sauce pulls together in just minutes and needs only 30 minutes of chill time for the flavors to combine.

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Say hello to this creamy, flavor-packed easy dill sauce! Made with mayonnaise, sour cream, fresh dill, and lemon juice. It comes together in minutes.You’ve got yourself a delicious dip in no time.

If you’ve ever found yourself craving something tangy, creamy, and bursting with herbaceous goodness, then this sauce is about to become your new best friend!

Whether you’re drizzling it over grilled salmon, dolloping it on roasted potatoes, or using it as a dip for crispy veggies, Easy Dill Sauce is the ultimate companion to any dish.

Why I love this recipe

  • the preparation is a breeze—just mix, chill, and serve!
  • its fresh and tangy flavor makes it a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.
  • it’s incredibly versatile, brightening up everything from salmon to sandwiches.

Ingredients

dill sauce ingredients in glass bowl
  • mayonnaise
  • sour cream
  • fresh dill
  • lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • clove garlic
  • salt and pepper

Step by step

  1. Make sure your dill is fresh and finely chopped.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld. This will also make the sauce thicker.
  4. Enjoy your homemade dill sauce with your favorite dishes!

Tips for best results

  • the fresher the dill, the more flavorful your sauce will be
  • allowing the sauce to chill not only thickens it but also lets the flavors blend wonderfully
  • taste and adjust the seasoning with additional salt, pepper, or lemon juice to suit your palate
fork with bite of salmon with dill sauce

Serving suggestions

This sauce is a fantastic addition to many dishes. It’s perfect as a dip for crunchy vegetables or crispy sweet potato fries or as a topping for crispy oven baked potato skins.

Try drizzling it over salmon patties or mixed into your pesto potato salad for a refreshing twist.

Its creamy texture and herby flavor make it a great condiment for grilled meats at your next barbecue or as a savory spread for roast beef sandwich recipe. The possibilities are endless!

Storage

Storing this sauce is as simple as making it. Keep it in a covered container in the refrigerator, and it should last for up to a week.

The flavors continue to develop over a couple of days, so making it in advance could even enhance your dish. Just make sure to give it a good stir before serving, as the ingredients may separate slightly when stored.

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dill sauce in glass bowl

Easy Dill Sauce


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  • Author: SheilaTHH
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Description

This easy dill sauce is perfect for topping grilled or roasted fish, vegetables, or chicken. With just 6 simple ingredients, this sauce pulls together in just minutes and needs only 30 minutes of chill time for the flavors to combine.


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Make sure your dill is fresh and finely chopped.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise (if using), dill, lemon juice, garlic powder (if using), salt, and pepper. 
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld. This will also make the sauce thicker.
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Category: Condiments & Sauces
  • Method: none

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 880
  • Sugar: 1.2 g
  • Sodium: 881.9 mg
  • Fat: 90.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.3 mg

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