Creamy Zhoug Sauce

A creamy, spicy cilantro dip that you can make at home in just 10 minutes!

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 5 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings 1x


  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 of one jalapeñ0
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup full fat yogurt


  1. Mince garlic cloves and seed and chop jalapeño
  2. Add lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, crushed red pepper, salt, garlic, jalapeño, and cilantro to a large wide mouth jar
  3. Blend the ingredients with an immersion blender until it is an even mixture
  4. Add yogurt to the jar and stir in with a spatula or spoon
  5. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to one week
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