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Blended cilantro garlic sauce in a jar on a cutting board with cilantro leaves next to it.
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Cilantro Garlic Sauce

This fresh cilantro garlic sauce is a light and creamy sauce flavored with fresh lime, cilantro, and garlic. It is fresh, tangy, and citrussy.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5-ingredient, sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 55kcal
Author: Elise Shivamber



  • ½ cup cilantro stems included
  • ½ cup greek yogurt plain unflavored
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 4-5 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Add all ingredients into a food processor.
    ½ cup cilantro, ½ cup greek yogurt plain, ¼ cup lime juice, 4-5 cloves garlic peeled, 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Process until completely combined.
  • Pour cilantro garlic sauce into an airtight container with lid.
  • Store in refrigerator.


Keep the stems! Cilantro stems are completely edible and in fact have a ton of taste. You definitely don’t want to miss out on that flavor, so throw them in with the cilantro leaves!
Storage directions: Make sure to refrigerate this sauce in an airtight container for up to 3-5 days.


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 144IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg