Yogurt-Garlic Sauce

May/June 1997

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This cooling yet pungent sauce gives a quick lift to both the Veggie-Burger Pitas and the Curried Chickpea Burritos.

Yogurt-Garlic Sauce

Makes: 1/2 cup

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  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt

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  1. Mash garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt together with the side of a chef’s knife to form a paste. (Alternatively, mash garlic and salt in a mortar with a pestle.) Place in a bowl and stir in yogurt. Season with more salt to taste.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.


Per tablespoon: 7 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 81 mg sodium; 2 mg potassium.

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