Friday, August 24, 2012

Creamy Dill Sauce

Creamy Dill Sauce recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen

With all the seafood we have been enjoying, a dill sauce was sure to happen eventually. I wanted a thicker sauce that was closer to a dip than a dressing. Creamy, tangy and packed with as much dill as I could possibly add in, this was an excellent dipping sauce. Delicious with fresh vegetables or even as a spread on top of salmon, this time I served it with Beer Battered Halibut.

If you are looking for a pourable salad dressing, I made a Peppery Dill Ranch Dressing earlier this year and it has been seen in my refrigerator numerous times since then. It is a pourable dressing that is delicious on salads or with fresh vegetables.

Dill Dipping Sauce
(printable recipe)

1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped or 5 teaspoons dried dill
1 teaspoon granulated garlic or garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice or 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (both are great in this recipe)

Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Refrigerate until ready to serve, preferably for at least 2 hours. Enjoy!

Creamy Dill Sauce recipe by Barefeet In The Kitchen
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9 comments:

  1. Love dill sauce for fish.. I make one similar to this... there is just something about fresh dill and fish that work so wonderfully together!

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  2. That looks pretty dip-o-licious! Have a wonderful, fun-filled weekend :)

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  3. Mary, the dill is going crazy in my garden right now, so this tasty dip is going on my must-do-soon list!

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  4. I can see how this would be fantastic with crudités and a zillion other things. I wonder if you used low fat mayo and reduced fat sour cream if it would be as good. What do you think?

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    1. I'm sure it would work. I'd probably increase the spices a bit as needed. If you try it, let me know. Have a great weekend!

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  5. Dill is one of my favorite fresh herbs to add to foods. Just when I think I'm finished, I add dill and know it's that much better.

    And a sauce on the side is ever better. After all, not everyone has my love.

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  6. Mmm I'm thinking this would also be the perfect dip for some chips!

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  7. I made some calamari appetizers (cut a steak into strips, breaded it in panko and fried). I made this sauce for them. Perfection! Thank you!

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