A yogurt-based sauce with fresh cilantro and dill, and a spicy kick from fresh jalapeno! This homemade Creamy Jalapeno Sauce is a go-to condiment that spices up any dish.
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YOU GUYS. This is my new all time favorite dressing/sauce/condiment. I’ve used it on salads, as a topping for my Southwest Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps, as a dip for veggies…and I’m only just getting started.
Not only is this sauce delicious, but it also includes a veggie. Wait…a veggie-based dressing for veggies? Who would’ve thunk it?! Sign. me. up. (and hopefully sign up all of you too!)
This recipe is made from super fresh and simple ingredients. Here’s what I threw in there:
- Whole milk Greek yogurt
- Fresh cilantro
- Fresh dill
- Lime juice
- Sea salt
Basically I combined all of my favorite seasonings into one!! The end result is a drool-worthy condiment that definitely deserves a spot in your fridge.
How to Make Creamy Jalapeno Sauce
Gather your ingredients, and make sure to remove the seeds from the jalapeno (unless you want it SUPER spicy)!
Next, put the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth! Taste the sauce, adjust seasonings as needed, and enjoy. It can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
Ways to Use Creamy Jalapeno Sauce
This recipe is incredibly versatile. Here are several ways you can use it:
- Drizzled on top of tacos or burrito bowls
- As a dip for veggies
- Spooned on top of eggs
- As a salad dressing
- Rubbed onto corn on the cob
- As a marinade for chicken
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Healthy Creamy Jalapeno Sauce
- 1 cup Greek yogurt - preferably whole milk
- 1 jalapeno - stem and seeds removed
- 1/4 cup fresh dill - stems removed
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro - stems removed
- 1 clove garlic - minced or crushed
- 1 lime - juiced
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, about 30 seconds. Taste, adjust seasonings as needed, and enjoy!
Have a happy and healthy week! – Lizzie