Yogurt Sumac Sauce

pyrex bowl of yogurt sumac sauce

Every meal needs a little something extra. This yogurt sumac sauce is the perfect one to whip up and drizzle over all of the things from veggies to meats to grain bowls to salads!



1 C whole milk yogurt
1 T extra virgin olive oil
Juice of half a lemon
1 tsp ground sumac
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 T chopped fresh mint


Whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

If you’d like a thinner consistency, add a tablespoon of milk or water.


This sauce is great on meat, fish, as a dip for veggies, drizzled over salads, or stirred into soup. You can make it ahead of time and keep it in fridge for about four days.

Sumac is a Middle Eastern spice made from grinding dried red berries. It has a tart flavor, similar to lemon juice. It’s great sprinkled over meats, stews, flatbreads, eggs, or veggies.

Keywords: yogurt dip, sumac sauce, easy no cook sauce