Dairy Farmers of Canada

Herbed Yogurt Sauce

This bewitching hot yogurt sauce livens up fish, vegetables and stews, while adding a scrumptious cocktail of bone-strengthening nutrients.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 5 min - 6 min
Yields 8 servings
herbed yogurt sauce


  • 1 cup (250 mL) 2 % plain yogurt at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch
  • 1 cup (250 mL) low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried tarragon or dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Placeholder alt


Sign up for our new More Goodness program for exclusive offers, recipes, contests and more.



Mix yogurt with cornstarch in a bowl until blended. Slowly stir in broth. In heavy saucepan at medium-low heat, melt butter. Then add garlic and herbs and sauté about 30 seconds.

Remove from heat. Add yogurt mixture, stirring. Return to heat and cook 5,6 minutes, stirring constantly until sauce thickens. Be careful not to boil. Season and serve.


Learn more about

Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 37 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 2 g
(% DV*)
Calcium: 6 % / 58 mg