Yogurt Mint Sauce

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Yogurt Mint Sauce

[ Photographs: Joshua Bousel ]

About the author: Joshua Bousel brings you new, tasty condiment each Wednesday and a recipe for weekend grilling every Friday. He also writes about grilling and barbecue on his blog The Meatwave whenever he can be pulled away from his grill.

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  • Yield:Makes about 1 cup
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. 1.

    Place yogurt, mint, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, and cayenne in a small bowl and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let sit for 30 minutes, then serve, or transfer to an airtight container and store in refrigerator for up to a week.