Spicy Herb Sauce

herb sauce
Photo: Ryan Liebe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cup

Jalapeno brings the heat in this yogurt-based herb sauce, while cumin adds a welcome smoky note. Serve alongside our Saffron Chicken Kebabs.


  • 2 cups packed fresh mint leaves

  • 1 cup packed fresh dill

  • ½ jalapeno, seeded and chopped

  • ½ cup plain whole-milk yogurt (not Greek)

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • Kosher salt

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil


  1. In a food processor or blender, puree mint, dill, jalapeno, yogurt, cumin, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons water. With motor running, stream in oil. Serve immediately, or refrigerate, covered, up to 1 day.

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