A simple combination of mayonnaise, yoghurt, garlic, lemon and mint jelly (or mint sauce) make it yourself at home, Garlic Mayo Sauce – Quick and Easy Homemade Recipe.
The perfect creamy dipping or drizzling sauce for so many recipes such as kebabs, pizza, crudites, crisps, chips, meat or fish.
Can also be made with low-fat yoghurt and mayonnaise if following a low-calorie reduced-fat or healthy diet.
How to make Garlic Mayo Sauce from scratch?
Garlic Mayo Sauce is so easy to make at home, see the step by step video below.
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What ingredients to use?
Yoghurt, mayonnaise, garlic, lemon and mint jelly (or mint sauce) is all you need to make a quick and easy garlic mayo sauce at home.
Pop all into a bowl and stir through adding extra garlic, lemon or mint jelly to your desired taste.
What is the difference between Mint Jelly and Mint Sauce?
Mint Jelly is sweet and gives this garlic sauce a delicious fresh twang. You can use Mint sauce instead which is basically mint in vinegar.
But you may want to use less lemon juice and add some sugar or sweetener in to the sauce to counteract the sourness.
Should I use Natural yoghurt or Greek yoghurt for Garlic Sauce?
We tend to use natural yoghurt when we make our garlic mayo, however we have used Greek yoghurt instead.
Greek Yoghurt is thicker, higher in fat and has a slightly tangier flavour.
It is personal preference which one you use.
How to make a homemade low-fat garlic sauce?
If you wanted a lower fat garlic sauce, all you need to do is substitute the full fat natural / greek yoghurt with 0% fat (or low fat) yoghurt.
The same with mayonnaise, opt for light or lighter than light mayo!
How to store homemade garlic sauce?
Store any left over sauce in a jar, or sealed container and keep in the refrigerator for upto 3 days.
Alternatively freeze for upto 3 months, allow to defrost fully before consuming.
What to drizzle garlic sauce on?
Any grilled or oven baked fish or meats taste great with a drizzle of garlic sauce on.
Also makes a great dressing to any salad
Using garlic sauce as a dip?
This garlic sauce is equally great served up as a dip for dipping pizza crust (similar to domino’s or pizza hut garlic and herb dip), vegetable crudites, crisps, chips or poppadums in.
Garlic Mayo Sauce – Quick and Easy Homemade Recipe
- 3 tbsp Mayonnaise Low fat version can be used
- 3 tbsp Natural Yoghurt or Greek Yoghurt Low fat version can be used
- 2 tsp Garlic Puree or 2 garlic cloves finely minced
- 2 tsp Mint Jelly or Mint Sauce
- ½ Lemon just the juice
- Add all ingredients in and mix well to combine
- Taste and if stronger flavour required, simply add more garlic, mint or lemon to taste.
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